Blue Cheese and Grilled Pear Crostini

Very simple appetizer you can serve at birthday parties or any other occasion.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
8 crostini


  • 2 small pears

  • cup cream cheese, softened

  • 8 (1/2 inch) slices French baguette

  • 2 slices blue cheese

  • 1 tablespoon toasted chopped walnuts

  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh mint, or to taste

  • ground black pepper to taste

  • 1 tablespoon honey


  1. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium heat and lightly oil the grate. Slice pears into half-moons.

  2. Cook pears on the preheated grill until nicely browned, about 5 minutes per side. Set aside.

  3. Cut blue cheese slices into 8 equal pieces.

  4. Spread cream cheese over bread slices. Top with grilled pear slices and blue cheese. Sprinkle with walnuts, mint, and pepper. Drizzle with honey.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

240 Calories
12g Fat
27g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 240
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 16%
Saturated Fat 7g 36%
Cholesterol 32mg 11%
Sodium 376mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 12g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 3mg 16%
Calcium 106mg 8%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 177mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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