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Prepare elegant appetizers perfect for a sophisticated dinner party or soiree. This Gorgonzola-Grilled Pear Crostini has grilled pear wedges sprinkled with pecans and rosemary. Drizzle on honey for a sweet finish to a beautiful appetizer.

Recipe by Southern Living June 2011

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Credit: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Buffy Hargett

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
22 mins
total:
22 mins
Yield:
Makes 36 crostini
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat grill to 350° to 400° (medium-high) heat. Grill pear wedges, covered with grill lid, 1 to 2 minutes on each side or until golden.

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  • Stir together cream cheese and next 3 ingredients; spread about 1/2 Tbsp. on each baguette slice. Top with grilled pears; sprinkle with pecans and rosemary, and drizzle with honey.

  • Pair with: Château de Malle, Sauternes 2004 or Chenin Blanc.

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