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Pear Gorgonzola Butter

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

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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

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