Roasted caramel pear cups — even the name sounds delicious. With a flakey golden outside and a gooey, warm, and sweet inside, what more can you ask for? Not only are these incredibly simple to make, they are the perfect dessert bite. In just a few minutes, you will have a wonderful treat. 

Roasted Caramel Pear Cups

  • Prep Time:5 mins
  • Cook Time:40 mins
  • Total Time:45 mins
  • Servings:6
  • Easy


  • 1 roll phyllo dough
  • 4 pears halved and cored
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup pistachios
pastry, sweet, chocolate, cream, dairy product
Photo by Katie Elliott
  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 400°F. Place individual phyllo dough squares in muffin tin and bake for 5-10 minutes until golden.

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  • Step 2

    Place melted butter in a baking pan then add brown sugar on top and place the pears face down on the mixture. Bake for 30 minutes until tender.

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  • Step 3

    Remove from the oven and cut the pear into cubes. Then put the pear caramel mixture into the individual cups.

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  • Step 4

    Put a dollop of sour cream on top and sprinkle chopped pistachios on top. Drizzle the caramel sauce over the cups.

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