Pear Gorgonzola Butter

This butter is a nice staple during the holidays on crackers, baked potatoes, or muffins. Make it a few days before the party, and store in the refrigerator.

Yield:

12 servings (serving size: 1 tablespoon butter and 1 bread slice)

Recipe from

Nutritional Information

Calories 78
Caloriesfromfat 22 %
Fat 1.9 g
Satfat 1.3 g
Monofat 0.5 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 3 g
Carbohydrate 13 g
Fiber 0.8 g
Cholesterol 6 mg
Iron 0.6 mg
Sodium 186 mg
Calcium 27 mg

Ingredients

1/2 cup chopped canned pear halves, drained
1/2 cup (2 ounces) crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
1 tablespoon (1 ounce) 1/3-less-fat cream cheese, softened
1 (8-ounce) loaf French bread baguette, cut into 12 slices and toasted

Preparation

Combine all ingredients except bread in a small bowl; mash with a fork until well blended. Serve with bread.

Note:

Lorrie Hulston Corvin,

December 2005