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The ultimate Fall treat! These slightly sweet treats are an excellent appetizer, a light snack or even a dessert!
TIME: 45 MINS | 3-4 SERVINGS
Pear Balsamic Vinegar
Sevillano Extra Virgin Olive Oil
3 3/4 Tbsp The Olive Press Pear Balsamic Vinegar
3 Tbsp The Olive Press Sevillano Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 whole grain baguette
2 pears, chopped
1 Tbsp butter
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp cinnamon
A pinch of nutmeg
1/2 cup mascarpone
1 tsp honey
Preheat oven to 400F.
Slice baguette into 1/2 inch rounds, lay on a baking sheet, brush with Sevillano Extra Virgin Olive Oil, and bake for 5-7 minutes or until golden brown on both sides.
Heat skillet over medium-low heat and add butter.
Once butter is melted, add pears then sprinkle with salt, cinnamon and nutmeg.
Allow pears to caramelize slowly for about 10-15 minutes.
In a bowl, combine mascarpone, honey and 3/4 Tbsp Pear Balsamic Vinegar.
Spread mascarpone on toasted baguette slices.
Once pears are caramelized, add balsamic vinegar and cook for 1-2 more minutes.
Add spoonfuls of pear mixture on top of mascarpone baguettes and drizzle with honey.
Serve warm or cool and enjoy!