Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
Unsweetened Pomegranate Juice (1 1/2 cups)
Granulated Sugar (3/4 cup)
in a saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat, stirring until the sugar is completely dissolved. Boil for 1 minute.
Remove from heat and add 3 Tbsp of
Cinnamon Sticks (2)
Whole Cloves (6)
Peel and core the
D'anjou Pears (4)
and arrange the pears cut side down in a 9x13-inch baking dish.
Pour the pomegranate syrup over the pears and place the dish in the oven. Bake for about 45 minutes, basting occasionally, until the pears are tender and easily pierced with sharp knife.
Place the pears in shallow bowls and spoon the syrup over top. Sprinkle the
Pomegranate Seeds (1/2 cup)
around the pears and garnish with cinnamon sticks. Serve hot, cold, or room temperature. Enjoy!