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Pear Phyllo Cups

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Simple Phyllo Cups filled with pears and topped with ice cream and caramel make the perfect simple dessert.


  • 12 sheets of phyllo dough
  • cooking spray
  • 4 large firm pears, cored and diced
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp cardamom
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp corn starch (mixed with splash of water)


Phyllo Cups

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Spray standard sized muffin tin with cooking spray.
  3. Remove one sheet of phyllo dough at a time and gently fold into muffin cup creating a flat bottom and ruffling the top edges to create a cup.
  4. Continue with all 12 muffins. Then spray lightly with cooking spray.
  5. Bake for 10-12 minutes until golden brown.


  1. In a large skillet on medium high heat add your butter and diced pears.
  2. Add in your spices and finally vanilla and corn starch mixture.
  3. Continue to cook on medium high until pears become soft but still slightly firm.
  4. Allow pears to cook and fill phyllo cups with pear mixture and top with Tillamook Old Fashioned Vanilla Ice Cream and your favorite caramel. Enjoy right away.


  • You can make all components ahead of time, assemble just before eating.