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Cashew Pear Melts

Pears, cashews and melted cheese top slices of cinnamon-raisin bread in this out-of-the-ordinary entree from Amy Renfroe of Key Largo, Florida. "These open-faced sandwiches make a yummy main course for breakfast or brunch," says Amy, a former preschool director. "They're great for snacking, too."
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings


  • 4 slices cinnamon-raisin bread
  • 1 tablespoon butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup chopped cashews
  • 2 to 3 medium ripe pears, sliced
  • 4 slices Colby or Monterey Jack cheese


  • Place bread on a baking sheet. Spread with butter; top with cashews, pears and cheese. broil 4 in. from the heat for 1-2 minutes or until cheese is melted.
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