Perfect Pear Recipes

Pear-Pecan Stuffing
Pears are a must-have for fall fruit recipes! Cook, bake, and poach pears for a super sweet addition to any dinner or dessert.

Spiced Maple Tart with Poached Pears

Maple and pears? The perfect pair. Gooey pear filling tops a crunchy crust in this spiced fall tart.

Pork Loin with Parsnips and Pears

Give your main dish a special side with this parsnips and pear recipe! Pear nectar makes pork sweet and tender -- making it the perfect match to the rest of the meal.

Make your pie recipe a standout with a decorative edge on your piecrust. They may look fancy, but they'€™re easier to recreate in your own kitchen than you think.

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A pretty edge puts the ideal finishing touch on your favorite pie recipe. Here we show you how to make different edgings, with recipe recommendations for each piecrust idea.





Apple Pear Tart

Purchased pecan shortbread cookies are the crust's main ingredient in this recipe! Add cream cheese, apples, and pears and drizzle with caramel topping for a scrumptious (and easy!) dessert.

Baby Cheesecakes with Toffee Pears

Say cheese! These mini morsels are the best of both worlds with sweet cheesecake, walnuts, and pears, then topped with blue cheese for a satisfying savory touch. 

Sweet Bacon and Pear Pizza

Give classic pizza a twist with cream cheese frosting, feta cheese, bacon, and pears for a sweet-and-savory appetizer.

Maple Cheesecake with Maple-Glazed Pears and Cranberries

Marscapone cheese is the key ingredient to this soft and luscious maple-infused cake, topped with maple-glazed pears and cranberries for added richness.

Autumn Maple-Pear Pie

Pear + maple syrup = one delish dessert. This pie's unique flavor is one that will have everyone coming back for seconds. 

Pear and Chai Breakfast Cake

No frosting needed! When you bake a cake in your slow cooker, the results are already moist, especially when a sweet buttery pear layer crowns the cake.

Turkey, Pear & Cheese Salad

Lean turkey, crisp pears, and smoky provolone cheese are complemented by a sweet and tangy cider vinaigrette in this totally delicious arugula salad.

Tip: When buying pears, look for fruit that is fragrant and free of blemishes; any variety will work wonderfully. Comice pears are especially sweet, while Bartletts have the strongest signature pear flavor.

Rustic Pear Tart with Saffron Pastry

Saffron, cinnamon, and ginger add a kick of spice to the sweetness of pears in this flavor-filled tart.

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Hazelnut-Pear Torte with Dulce de Leche Frosting

Ground nuts replace most of the flour in this special stacked cake for hearty flavor and great texture. Dulce de Leche frosting adds the smooth caramel flavor that pairs perfectly with pears and hazelnuts. 

Five-Spice Pear Pie Bars

Flaky pastry tops a gooey pear filling in this sweet treat. The secret ingredient? Corn flakes -- they add extra crunch!

Pork Chops with Gorgonzola and Pears

A tangy pan sauce made from Gorgonzola cheese and cream (and flavored with seasoned pork) give this main dish recipe the rich flavors of a Tuscan feast.

Walnut Pear Sour Cream Cake

A layer of sliced pears gives extra moistness to this soft cake. For even more oomph, serve with whipped cream, edible flowers, and fresh figs.

Dulce de Leche Bread Pudding with Glazed Pears

Soft, moist bread pudding is infused with sweet pears and topped with gooey caramel for an all-around indulgent dessert.

Peppered Pear Scones with Pear Conserve

Peppercorns add some bite to these crumbly scones. Parmesan cheese and pear combine for a delicious flavor balance. 

Roasted Pear Chicken Salad

Get your protein with this tangy, sweet salad! Hazelnut oil and blue cheese top chicken breast, pear, and shallots for a unique and satisfying dish.

Pear and Goat Cheese Bread Tart

Serve this fruit tart recipe between the main course and dessert in place of a traditional cheese course!

Autumn Pear and Pumpkin Soup

This sweet, smooth soup will warm up any guest during the cooler fall months. Thin pear slices float on top for added elegance.

Pear-Pecan Stuffing

Flavor moist stuffing, or dressing, with pears, pecans, and nutmeg!

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