You are here: Home » Recipes » Baked Pears Stuffed with Walnuts Baked Pears Stuffed with Walnuts Recipe by California Walnut Board Yield 4 servings Prep 30 mins Cook 75 mins Raisins, walnuts, sugar and lemon lemon filled with baked pears that are perfect for a light dessert. PrintEmail Ingredients 4 -- pears, ripe and firm1/4 cup raisins3 tablespoons chopped California walnuts2 1/2 tablespoons sugar1 tablespoon lemon juice1/4 cup water1/4 cup light corn syrup Instructions Peel the pears, leaving the stems on. Core the pears on the blossom end (the bottom). Combine the raisins, walnuts, sugar, and lemon juice in a small bowl, and mix well. Fill the cavity of each pear, dividing the filling equally. Place the pears upright in a deep baking dish, preferably with a cover. Mix together the water and corn syrup and pour into the baking dish. Cover the dish with its lid (or foil) and bake in a preheated 350F oven for about 1 hour and 15 minutes, or until the pears are easily pierced with a fork. Serve warm or cold with some of the syrup spooned over each pear. Recipe by Marion Cunningham for the California Walnut Board.