Cream Cheese Stuffed Pears

Cream Cheese Stuffed Pears

Prep:
15 mins
Cooking:
7 mins
Level:
Intermediate
Cooling:
15 mins
Yields:
6

Elegant and simple to make, this dessert combines the delicate flavors of cream cheese-filled pears with chocolate and raspberry sauces.

Ingredients

Directions

FOR PEARS:
PLACE
pear halves, cut side down, on paper towels. Combine cream cheese and sugar in small bowl until smooth. Match pear halves by size. Spread about 1 rounded tablespoon cream cheese mixture on cut side of one pear half; press cut side of second pear half into cream cheese. Repeat with remaining pears. Cover; refrigerate for 15 minutes.

FOR CHOCOLATE SAUCE:
HEAT
evaporated milk to boiling in medium, heavy-duty saucepan. Stir in morsels. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture is slightly thickened and smooth. Remove from heat; stir in sugar, vanilla extract and salt.

TO SERVE:
PLACE
pears in pool of raspberry sauce; drizzle with Chocolate Sauce.

Baker's Comments

Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/6 of recipe
  • Calories 467
  • Calories from Fat 206

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 22.9g 35%
  • Saturated Fat 12.5g 62%
  • Cholesterol 36mg 12%
  • Sodium 152mg 6%
  • Carbohydrates 63.8g 21%
  • Dietary Fiber 3.4g 14%
  • Sugars 26.2g
  • Protein 5.2g
  • Vitamin A 10%
  • Vitamin C 7%
  • Calcium 18%
  • Iron 9%

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