Pear and Blue Cheese Canapés

Pear and Blue Cheese Canapés - TeaTime Magazine

Cinnamon-raisin bread featuring blue cheese, pears, and walnuts drizzled with honey is an ode to fall.

Pear and Blue Cheese Canapés
Yield: 24
  • 1 (4-ounce) container blue cheese crumbles
  • 1 (3-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • ½ 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
  1. In a small bowl, combine blue cheese, cream cheese, and walnuts, stirring to blend.
  2. Cut each bread slice in half lengthwise. Spread cheese mixture onto each piece.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine water and lemon juice. Add pear slices. Drain slices completely. Top each canapé with 3 slices.
  4. Garnish with walnut halves, honey, and cinnamon sugar, if desired.
Garnish: walnut halves, honey, cinnamon sugar

From TeaTime, September/October 2011

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