Every season has a flavor all its own, and this month is all about pears. Juicy, sweet, and equally delicious paired with sharp cheese or infused with cinnamon and nutmeg, fresh pears are bursting with as much harvest flavor as any fall fruit. Here are 24 of our all-time favorite pear recipes for you to try!
This spin on the classic flavor combination of pears and blue cheese makes for a must-try mouthwatering dessert.
This simple dish with fresh pears, shallots, and sauteed chicken can be on the table in just 20 minutes. Sprinkle with blue cheese before serving and pair with warm flatbread.
With hazelnuts, juicy pears, and dulce de leche filling, this picture-perfect torte will be a favorite with your holiday crowd.
Ripe pears and delicate orange icing offset the spice of these delicious bars. For a crowd-pleasing dessert, try serving warm at your next brunch.
This cake does double duty: It can serve as a brunch main dish or an after-dinner dessert. Try topping with broken walnuts and warm whipped cream before serving.
With this recipe, you're just 8 ingredients away from a sweet treat that only looks complex. The secret? Store-bought bread and purchased ice cream topping.
Pepper and Parmesan cheese pair perfectly with our fresh conserve in this recipe. These savory scones are great for on-the-go breakfasts or lunches.
Hints of aromatic saffron pair deliciously with Anjou pears and dried cherries in this rustic tart.
Browned butter gives this pear crumble a unique caramel flavor. Serve the individual desserts with whipped cream for a special treat.
Top purchased pizza crust with cream cheese, sliced pear, chopped pecans, feta cheese, and bacon for a delectable dinner.
For a delicious appetizer, serve this sweet pear sauce with cheese. Toasted walnuts, fresh pear slices, and sage leaves make a pretty (and tasty) garnish.
With its chewy bread base and pear-cheese topper, this luscious tart is ideal to serve between the main course and dessert in place of the traditional cheese course.
This 30-minute dinner is bursting with flavor. Pan-fried pork chops and buttery pears are served with a creamy Gorgonzola sauce.
The licoricelike flavor of fennel makes a serendipitous match with pears. Because the pears are dried rather than fresh, you can make this dish any time of year.
A tender gingerbread crust is filled with cream cheese and orange marmalade, and topped with sweet pears.
This savory brunch bread is delicious and so simple to make.
This sweet-spicy cake is fantastic served warm. The crispy pear chips that top the cake are a real show-stopper.