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Cheese Filled Pears

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  Pears 3 , peeled, halved, and cored
  Sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Brandy 2 Tablespoon
  Grated lemon peel 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Cream cheese 3 Ounce, softened (1 package)
  Blue cheese 1 Ounce, crumbled
  Finely chopped pecans 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Brandy 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

In saucepan cook pears, covered, with 1 cup water and sugar till tender, about 10 minutes.
Transfer pears, cavity side up, and liquid to blazer pan of chafing dish.
Add the 2 tablespoons brandy, lemon peel, and juice.
In small bowl blend together cheeses.
Shape into 6 balls; roll in nuts.
Place one ball in cavity of each pear.
Heat through over direct heat.
In small saucepan heat the 1/4 cup brandy.
Ignite and spoon over pears.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1325 Calories from Fat 504

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 58 g89.7%

Saturated Fat 23.5 g117.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 114.8 mg38.3%

Sodium 673.2 mg28%

Total Carbohydrates 146 g48.7%

Dietary Fiber 16.9 g67.5%

Sugars 115.4 g

Protein 16 g31%

Vitamin A 28.3% Vitamin C 46.2%

Calcium 29.7% Iron 10.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cheese Filled Pears Recipe