4 soft, ripe nectarines
1 tablespoon butter
8 teaspoons brown sugar
8 teaspoons sweet sherry
Cut nectarines in half, remove stones and place, cut side up, on baking sheet.
Divide butter among halves, placing little in each cavity.
Add 1 teaspoon each Sherry and brown sugar to cavity of each nectarine half.
Broil 4 to 6 inches from heat source until topping is bubbly and fruit softened, about 5 minutes.