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Raspberry Pear Cheesecake

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Ingredients
  Frozen raspberries 10 Ounce (1 Package In Syrup, Thawed)
  Cornstarch 2 Teaspoon
  Cheesecake 1 (6 1/2- To 8-Inch Diameter)
  Canned pears 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Semisweet chocolate 1⁄2 Ounce
  Shortening 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

Combine raspberries in syrup and cornstarch in small saucepan.
Stir to dissolve cornstarch.
Over medium heat, bring to a boil and cook just until clear and thickened, stirring constantly.
Cool for 10 minutes.
Spoon 1/3 cup raspberry sauce on top of cheesecake.
Cut 3 or 4 Canned Pear halves in half lengthwise.
Arrange pears spoke-fashion on top of sauce.
Garnish with fresh raspberries, if desired.
Melt chocolate with shortening.
Drizzle over pears.
Cut into wedges and serve with remaining raspberry sauce.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Dish: 
Cake
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Cheese

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