Pear-Pecan Appetizers

Southern Living
2 1/2 dozen


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1 cup finely chopped pecans
2 ripe pears
1 quart water
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
2 tablespoons crumbled blue cheese


Bake pecans in a shallow pan at 350°, stirring occasionally, 5 to 10 minutes or until toasted. Set aside.

Cut each pear into thin slices. Combine pear slices, water, and lemon juice in a large bowl.

Beat butter and blue cheese at medium speed with a mixer until mixture is smooth.

Drain pear slices on paper towels. Spread butter mixture on bottom half of pear slices; coat with pecans, and place on a serving plate. Cover and chill 30 minutes.

Created date

October 2003