Get ready to really wow your family with this recipe for Baked Oatmeal and Fig Stuffed Pears. These tender baked pears have a surprise hidden underneath the baked oatmeal top, a perfectly roasted fig half!
What are the essential ingredients in this recipe for Baked Oatmeal and Fig Stuffed Pears? California Pears California Figs Oatmeal
Bring the milk to a boil in a small saucepan. Add in the oats and salt. Reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes stirring frequently.
How to Make the Topping
Remove the saucepan from the heat and stir in the cinnamon, ginger, 4 teaspoons maple syrup or honey and the extract. Cover until the pears are tender.
When the pears are ready divide the oatmeal amongst the pears and pile on top. Return to the oven for an additional 5-8 minutes until golden brown and the oatmeal is warmed through.
Serve immediately as-is, with maple or honey on the side, or with whipped cream and ice cream for more of a dessert vibe.