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Pear Tea Sandwiches

The gals at your next luncheon will have fun guessing the ingredients in these delightfully different sandwiches. They're an enticing mix of creamy, crunchy and sweet. —Laurie Balcom, Lynden, WA
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings


  • 1 cup dried pears
  • 1/4 cup spreadable cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2/3 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 8 slices cinnamon-raisin bread, toasted and crusts removed


  • Place pears in a small bowl. Cover with boiling water; let stand for 5 minutes. Drain. Cool slightly; chop pears.
  • In a small bowl, combine cream cheese and syrup. Stir in pears and nuts.
  • Spread over four slices of toast; top with remaining toast. Cut each sandwich into two triangles.
Nutrition Facts
1 sandwich: 230 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 97mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 4g fiber), 6g protein.

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  • jshenk
    Jun 4, 2013

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  • lindaleickly
    Jun 14, 2011

    The hardest part was finding dried pears. The process was simple. The taste was unique. Many asked for the recipe. You could use pecans instead of walnuts.