Swiss-and-Walnut Pears

Swiss-and-Walnut Pears Recipe
Photo: Beth Dreiling; Styling: Cari South

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 3 Minutes


1/3 cup finely chopped walnuts
1 Bosc or Bartlett pear
3 (3/4-oz.) wedges Swiss spreadable cheese


Heat 1/3 cup finely chopped walnuts in a small nonstick skillet over medium-low heat, stirring often, 2 to 3 minutes or until toasted. Cut 1 Bosc or Bartlett pear into about 20 equal slices. Stir together 3 (3/4-oz.) wedges Swiss spreadable cheese. Spread bottom half of 1 side of each pear slice evenly with cheese. Sprinkle with walnuts.

Note: For testing purposes only, we used The Laughing Cow Original Creamy Swiss spreadable cheese.


May 2007
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