How to Make Savory Sweet Pear Appetizers (5 Minutes, 5 Ingredients)! by Cheryl Leahy

Appetizers Holidays
6 years ago
How to Make Savory Sweet Pear Appetizers (5 Minutes, 5 Ingredients)!

During the busy holiday season (and heck, any season for that matter!) I am all about easy food. I am a big fan of simple appetizers that are a mix of different, unexpected flavors. The mix of salty cheese with sweet pears and cinnamon-spiced honey in this recipe is divine!

You’ll need:

  • 1 can pears, in juice
  • 1 baguette
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 4 ounces Gorgonzola
  • Spiced Honey Crème (I love Honey Ridge Farms)

Here’s how to make them:

  1. Slice baguette into 1/4-inch slices and toast in the oven for a few minutes until brown.
  2. Drain pears and slice thin. 
  3. Mix cream cheese and Gorgonzola and spread on toasted baguette slices.
  4. Add a few pear slices and drizzle with honey creme.
Spiced Honey Creme
Spiced Honey Creme $4
A delicious blend of honey, cinnamon, clove and nutmeg that's especially nice stirred into coffee, tea and hot chocolate. Makes a wonderful simple syrup for cocktails, too. Use as a glaze for gingerbread, muffins and quick breads. Drizzle over oatmeal and other hot cereals. Mix with cream cheese for a tasty bagel spread or to serve as a dip with apples.
Donna John
Yum, Cheryl Leahy! And so easy! If you didn't have the spiced honey creme, what are good substitutions?
Elisa Schmitz, 30Seconds
This sounds so delish, Cheryl Leahy - what a bonus that it's so easy to make! Thanks for sharing.
Dr. Shayna Mancuso
Sounds good! Where has this Spiced Honey Creme been my whole life ?!!?
Elisa Schmitz, 30Seconds
Ha, I was thinking the same thing, Dr. Shayna Mancuso! We need a girls' night eating tapas like these and drinking sangria at Cheryl Leahy's house, LOL! :-)
Do you have a updated version of this recipe there's something different that you've done could you share it with us when you have a chance I'd like to try it

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