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Kay's Pear Salad Stuffed with Nutty Cream Cheese

Rated as 3.8 out of 5 Stars

"A wonderful fruit salad surely to please all family members."
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servings 316
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Mix together the cream cheese and pecans. Refrigerate until chilled.
  2. Blend together the mayonnaise and cherry syrup. Refrigerate until chilled.
  3. Arrange lettuce leaves on individual plates. Place a pear half on lettuce.
  4. Place a round ball of cream cheese mixture in the pear half. Top with a spoonful of mayonnaise mixture and place one maraschino cherry on top.
  5. Sprinkle with grated cheese and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 316 calories; 25.6 19.1 4.8 43 211 Full nutrition

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I really liked this recipe but my family isn't big cheddar fans so I used crumbled Bleu Cheese. That was a real hit. Another friend doesn't like cherries, so I used green grapes and for the ju...

This was a fast easy little salad to put together. I used grenadine syrup instead of cherry juice and a cinnamon candy for the top since I was out of maraschino cherries. I didn't care much for ...

This was a nice light addition to a luncheon. It was tasty and had a pretty presentation.

I made this salad a couple thanksgivings ago. It wasn't a big hit the kids in they 20th are parents thought it was good a blouse from the past.

Mom used to make a very similar recipe to this, so I used this recipe and made it her way. She used pineapple juice and small chunks instead of cherries. Yum!