White Chocolate Cranberry-Pear Pastry

4.7
(3) 2 Reviews
Prep Time
15
min.
Total Time
1
hr.
20
min.
Servings

12 servings

Frozen puff pastry makes this chic dessert extra easy. White chocolate chunks, canned pears and dried cranberries are baked inside two flaky sheets.

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  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Beat egg and water in small bowl; set side. Unfold pastry sheets on lightly floured surface. Trim about 1 inch off each corner of each pastry sheet. Reserve trimmings to use as decorations. Place 1 pastry sheet on ungreased baking sheet.
  • Chop 4 oz. chocolate. Mix chopped chocolate, pears and cranberries. Spread down center of prepared pastry sheet to within 1 inch of edges. Brush edges with water. Top with remaining pastry sheet. Press edges together with fork to seal. Decorate with reserved pastry trimmings. Brush with egg mixture. Cut several 2-inch slits, 2 inches apart, in top of pastry.
  • Bake 35 min. or until pastry is golden. Cool 30 min. on baking sheet. Melt remaining 2 oz. chocolate as directed on package. Drizzle over pastry. Let stand until chocolate is firm.

Size-Wise

Balance your food choices throughout the day so you can enjoy a serving of this rich-and-indulgent pastry with your loved ones.

Special Extra

Cut reserved pastry trimmings into decorative shapes using cookie cutters or small knife before using to decorate top of dessert as directed.

How to Easily Drizzle Melted Chocolate

Microwave 2 oz. of BAKER'S Premium White Baking Chocolate in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1-1/4 min., stirring every 30 sec. (The squares will retain their shape.) Stir until chocolate is completely melted. Use a teaspoon to drizzle chocolate back and forth over dessert in desired design.

Servings

  • 12 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 12 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 340
% Daily Value
Total fat 21g
Saturated fat 7g
Cholesterol 20mg
Sodium 120mg
Carbohydrate 36g
Dietary fiber 2g
Sugars 17g
Protein 5g
   
Vitamin A 0 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 6 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • catbru8 | Wed, Nov 28 2007 10:32 PM

    I made this for Thanksgiving, and everyone loved it. I loved it because it was soooo easy! I made leaf decorations out of the scrapped dough, and added walnuts. This is definitely one recipe I'll make throughout the years!

  • warwe12 | Sat, Apr 29 2006 10:06 PM

    this recipe sounds really good--i think i might try it with apples instead of pears

  • Busygal88 | Thu, Apr 4 2002 9:09 PM

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