Cream Cheese Stuffed Pears

Cream Cheese Stuffed Pears

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15 min.
prep
37 min.
total
6 Servings

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

Ingredients

  • PEARS
  • 2 cans (29 oz. each) pear halves in juice, drained
  • 2 pkgs. (3 oz. each) cream cheese, softened
  • 4 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • CHOCOLATE SAUCE
  • 1 can (12 fl. oz.) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
  • 2 cups (12-oz. pkg.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 bottle raspberry juice or syrup (optional)
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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.

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Yummity Yum Yum!

Incredible dessert! This is a great combination of flavors!

- Amy Uzarowski from FOREST HILL, MD

Wonderfully delicious

These were great for a weeknight dessert. We very much enjoyed them.

- Jan Wilkins from BLYTHEVILLE, AR

YUMMY!!!

This was soo easy to make, but yet so elegant and delicious, I tried a cinnamon cram cheese for the filling, it brought all the flavors together. Excellent!!!

- Carolina Arellano from Texas

cream cheese stuffed pears

Worth the time to make. These pears are sooo delicious. Fantastic enough for everyday, yet very elegant for special occassions. Make some today and enjoy!!

- elaine hilton from little falls, NJ

Cream cheese stuffed pears

The WOW factor in the recipe is enormous. This is a do again recipe.

- Andrea Gainey from

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/6 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 6

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 467
  • Calories from Fat: 206
  • Total Fat: 22.9g (35% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 12.5g (62% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 36mg (12% of DV)
  • Sodium: 152mg (6% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 63.8g (21% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.4g (14% of DV)
  • Sugars: 26.2g
  • Protein: 5.2g
  • Vitamin A: 10% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 7% of DV
  • Calcium: 18% of DV
  • Iron: 9% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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