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Pancetta Crisps With Goat Cheese and Pear

Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Missie Neville Crawford
Hands-on time 15 mins
Total time 33 mins
Yield Makes 6 appetizer servings
A short ingredient list with wow-factor results makes this a staff favorite.


  • 12 thin pancetta slices (about 1/3 lb.)
  • 1 red Bartlett pear
  • 1/2 (4-oz.) package goat cheese, crumbled
  • Freshly cracked pepper
  • Honey

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 450°. Arrange pancetta slices in a single layer on an aluminum foil-lined baking sheet. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until golden. Transfer to a paper towel-lined wire rack. Let stand 10 minutes or until crisp. Core pear, and cut crosswise into 12 thin rings. Arrange on a serving platter. Top with pancetta and crumbled goat cheese; sprinkle with freshly cracked pepper. Drizzle with honey just before serving.