Pear-Pecan Appetizers

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

An easy but elegant addition to a fruit or cheese board. From Southern Living....

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine the water and lemon juice in a bowl.
  2. Thinly slice the pears, and place in the water and lemon juice mixture. Set aside.
  3. Beat the blue cheese and butter at medium speed until smooth.
  4. Drain the pear slices on paper towels.
  5. Dip the bottom half of each pear slice in the butter mixture. Then dip the slice in the pecans, and place on serving plate. Repeat with remaining pear slices.
  6. Serve immediately or, cover and chill for 30 minutes.


Most Helpful

This is a very nice combination. Easy to make.

pha July 08, 2008

This was a hit at our annual Autumn/Pumpkin Carving Party. They lasted about 5 minutes tops! I used crisp Bartlett pears and doubled the bleu cheese, (family LOVES bleu cheese.) The pears were rather large, so I spread the cheese mixture generously on one side, then dipped into toasted pecan chips, not chopped very fine, but just a nice dice. We had 16 people, so I used 3 pears, but had four. I had some cheese mixture left over but ran out of nuts, so maybe increase the chopped toasted nuts to 1 cup. The combined flavors of the fruit, the cheese and the toasted nuts was wonderful! Everyone raved, and this recipe is a definite keeper! Thanks, LorenLou. I will make this again and again!

Chef PotPie November 01, 2005

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