Poached Pears: Appetizer-Snack
3 Ripe pear
1/2 cup Firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup Orange juice
3 teaspoons Butter
1/4 teaspoon Ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon Grated nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon Ground cloves
8 oz Vanilla yogert
Slice pears in half and remove the core and stem. Line the bottom of a glass baking dish with brown sugar. Place pears, cut-side down, on the sugar. Line the bottom of a glass baking dish with brown sugar. Place pears, cut side down, on the sugar.
Bake in a 350 degree oven for 30 minutes or until pears are tender.
Place each pear in a bowl (cut-side up). Spoon some of the sauce from the baking dish on the pear and top with vanilla yogurt.