Cranberry-Walnut Pear Wedges

Cranberry-Walnut Pear Wedge

Cranberry-Walnut Pear Wedge


Makes 12 servings


3 firm ripe pears, cut into quarters and cored
1/4 cup triple sec*
2 tablespoons orange juice
1/2 cup prepared cranberry fruit relish
1/4 cup finely chopped walnuts
1/4 cup (1 ounce) crumbled blue cheese

*Omit liqueur, if desired. Increase orange juice to 1/4 cup. Add 2 tablespoons honey and 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar to marinade.


  1. Place pears in large resealable food storage bag. Pour liqueur and orange juice over pears; seal bag. Turn bag several times to coat pears evenly. Refrigerate at least 1 hour, turning bag occasionally.
  2. Drain pears; discard marinade. Place pears on serving platter. Spoon cranberry relish evenly into cavities of pears; sprinkle with walnuts and cheese. Garnish, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 wedge
Calories 77
Calories from Fat 27 %
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 2 mg
Carbohydrate 13 g
Fiber 1 g
Protein 1 g
Sodium 43 mg

Dietary Exchange

Fruit 1
Fat 1/2

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