Pear Pizza Wedges Recipe
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Pear Pizza Wedges Recipe

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You won't be able to stop eating this sweet and savory appetizer. The recipe makes just the right amount for a smaller gathering. —Mimi Merta, Dunedin, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 2 whole pita breads
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
  • 1 medium ripe pear, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 121 calories, 6g fat (2g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 176mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.


  1. Place pita breads on an ungreased baking sheet. Brush with oil; sprinkle with Gorgonzola cheese. Top with pear slices and walnuts.
  2. Bake at 400° for 12-15 minutes or until bread is crisp and cheese is melted. Combine honey and vinegar; drizzle over pitas. Cut each into four wedges. Yield: 8 appetizers.
Originally published as Pear Pizza Wedges in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2005, p39

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.

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cheersmydears User ID: 3562079 59556
Reviewed Jun. 7, 2009

"First of all, I have to say I'm disappointed to see that this recipe is in holiday and Celebrations Cookbook, because I found it in the newly released 2009 Summer Appetizers cookbook. I expect when I purchase a cookbook that the recipes are not repeated. This was okay tasting, the gorgonzola added a bit too much sourness to the flavor (the strong flavor of the cheese is a bit overwhelming). I think this might be better layered with brie cheese or some similar soft cheese. Also, I doubled the honey and vinegar drizzle."

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