Make pizza for dessert with our Pear Pizza with Bacon recipe! Honey and cream cheese spread take the place of marinara sauce with this pear pizza.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 6 servings
5 slices OSCAR MAYER Thick Cut Bacon
2 Tbsp. brown sugar
1/4 tsp. smoked paprika
1 Bosc pear, peeled, cored and sliced
1 tsp. lemon juice
1 ready-to-use baked pizza crust (12 inch)
1 tub (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Honey Pecan Cream Cheese Spread
1/3 cup chopped PLANTERS Pecans
1/3 cup KRAFT Natural Blue Cheese Crumbles
1 tsp. fresh thyme leaves
1 Tbsp. honey
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 400ºF.
Line bottom of rimmed baking sheet with foil; spray with cooking spray. Arrange bacon on pan. Mix sugar and paprika; sprinkle on bacon. Bake 15 min. or until browned; remove and set aside. Increase oven temperature to 450ºF.
Toss pears with lemon juice; set aside. Place pizza crust on baking sheet; spread with cream cheese spread. Chop bacon; sprinkle over cream cheese. Arrange pears on bacon. Top with nuts and blue cheese.
Bake 12 to 15 min. or until cheese begins to brown. Sprinkle with thyme leaves; drizzle with honey.
Serve this pizza with a mixed green salad for a quick-and-tasty weekday meal.
Substitute an apple for the pear.
Substitute chili powder for the smoked paprika and/or 1/2 tsp. dried thyme leaves for the fresh thyme.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20g
Saturated Fat 7g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 41g
Dietary Fibers 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* 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.