Pears With Maple, Walnuts and Gorgonzola

Total Time
5 mins
15 mins

We often serve this after dinner in place of a cheese course. I don't remember for certain, but I think it's a Martha recipe.

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Mix sugar and salt in a small bowl and set aside.
  3. Saute butter and maple syrup in a large pan, and bring to a boil.
  4. Remove from heat. Add nuts and toss to coat.
  5. Transfer nuts to a rimmed baking sheet.
  6. Sprinkle with sugar mixture. Toss to coat.
  7. Toast in oven until fragrant, about 7 minutes.
  8. Let nuts cool completely on sheet.
  9. To serve, arrange candied nuts, pear wedges and gorgonzola on a serving platter.