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Pear Gorgonzola Butter

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.

Cooking Light DECEMBER 2005

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

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 78
  • Calories from fat: 22%
  • Fat: 1.9g
  • Saturated fat: 1.3g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.5g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Carbohydrate: 13g
  • Fiber: 0.8g
  • Cholesterol: 6mg
  • Iron: 0.6mg
  • Sodium: 186mg
  • Calcium: 27mg
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