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Pear and Blue Cheese Canapés

Pear and Blue Cheese Canapés

1 (4-ounce) container blue cheese crumbles  

1 (3-ounce) package cream cheese, softened  

1/2 cup finely chopped toasted walnuts  

12 slices cinnamon-raisin bread, toasted and crusts removed  

1 quart water  

3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice  

2 red Anjou pears, thinly sliced  

Garnish: walnut halves, honey, cinnamon sugar  

• In a small bowl, combine blue cheese, cream cheese, and walnuts.

Set aside.

• Cut each slice of bread in half lengthwise. Spread blue cheese

mixture onto each slice of prepared bread. Set aside.

• In a medium bowl, combine water and lemon juice. Add pear

slices. Drain pear slices completely. Top each prepared sandwich

with sliced pear.

• Garnish with walnut halves, honey, and cinnamon sugar, if


Pictured with Smoked Turkey and Fontina Canapés

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