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20 Kieffer Pear Recipes You Must Try

These Kieffer pear recipes are a celebration of the versatility and unique flavor of this wonderful fruit.

Kieffer pear recipes

The Kieffer pear, with its sweet taste and gritty texture, can elevate a range of dishes, from sweet to savory.

In this collection, I’m sharing 20 of my favorite, carefully curated recipes, each one a testament to the culinary potential of this distinctive pear.

Whether you are a culinary expert or a cooking beginner, these recipes offer a chance to explore and enjoy the rich and varied tastes of Kieffer pears in ways you might never have imagined.

Let’s dive in and discover the delightful world of Kieffer pear creations together!

20 Kieffer Pear Recipes You Must Try

Kieffer pears, with their gritty, crisp texture and sweet, unique taste, are my absolute favorite when it comes to exploring diverse culinary creations.

From sweet to savory dishes, here are my personally tried and loved recipes featuring this versatile pear!

1. Kieffer Pear Preserves

This recipe is a gem! Kieffer Pear Preserves bring a rustic, sweet, and slightly tangy flavor. Enjoy it on warm toast, and it’s like a hug in breakfast form.

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups of chopped Kieffer pears
  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 1 lemon (juiced)

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Directions:

  1. Combine pears, sugar, and lemon juice in a pot.
  2. Cook over medium heat until the pears are soft and the mixture thickens.
  3. Store in sterilized jars and enjoy for weeks!

2. Cinnamon Kieffer Pear Pie

The warmth of cinnamon and the sweetness of Kieffer pears make this pie my go-to comfort food.

Ingredients:

  • 5 cups of sliced Kieffer pears
  • 1 cup of granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
  • 2 pie crusts
  • 1 tablespoon of unsalted butter (cubed)

Directions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F.
  2. Toss the pears, sugar, cinnamon, and lemon juice together.
  3. Place one crust in a pie dish, pour the pear mixture in, dot with butter, and cover with the second crust. Seal and flute the edges.
  4. Bake for 45 minutes, or until golden brown.

3. Kieffer Pear Salsa

For a refreshing and zesty option, this salsa is the perfect companion to grilled chicken or fish.

Ingredients:

  • 2 diced Kieffer pears
  • 1 diced red onion
  • 1 diced jalapeño
  • ¼ cup of chopped cilantro
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Salt to taste

Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
  2. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving to allow the flavors to meld.

4. Baked Kieffer Pear with Honey and Walnuts

For a delightful and wholesome snack, try this simple baked pear recipe.

Ingredients:

  • 4 Kieffer pears (halved and cored)
  • 4 tablespoons of honey
  • ½ cup of chopped walnuts
  • Cinnamon for sprinkling

Directions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F.
  2. Place the pear halves cut side up on a baking sheet.
  3. Drizzle with honey, sprinkle with cinnamon, and top with walnuts.
  4. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until the pears are tender.

5. Kieffer Pear Chutney

This flavorful chutney can elevate your meals with its vibrant taste and texture.

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups of diced Kieffer pears
  • 1 cup of apple cider vinegar
  • 1 cup of brown sugar
  • 1 diced red onion
  • 1 cup of raisins
  • 1 tablespoon of grated fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon of mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon of salt

Directions:

  1. In a pot, combine all ingredients.
  2. Bring to a boil, then simmer until thickened (around 1 hour).

6. Kieffer Pear Smoothie

A quick and nutritious start to your day or a refreshing snack, this smoothie is packed with flavors and health.

Ingredients:

  • 2 ripe Kieffer pears
  • 1 cup of Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • A handful of ice cubes
  • A pinch of cinnamon (optional)

Directions:

  1. Blend the Kieffer pears, Greek yogurt, honey, and ice cubes until smooth.
  2. Pour into a glass and sprinkle with cinnamon if desired.

7. Spiced Kieffer Pear Jam

The aromatic spices in this jam make it a versatile companion to many dishes.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups of flour
  • 1 cup of diced Kieffer pears
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon of ground ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon of ground cloves
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  • ½ cup of milk
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup of melted butter

Directions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F and line a muffin tin with paper liners.
  2. Combine all dry ingredients in one bowl and all wet ingredients in another.
  3. Mix the wet and dry ingredients together until just combined, then fold in the Kieffer pears.
  4. Divide the batter among the muffin cups and bake for 25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

18. Kieffer Pear and Provolone Grilled Cheese

Upgrade your classic grilled cheese sandwich with the addition of sweet and crunchy Kieffer pears.

Ingredients:

  • 4 slices of bread
  • 4 slices of Provolone cheese
  • 1 Kieffer pear (sliced thinly)
  • Butter for spreading

Directions:

  1. Butter one side of each slice of bread.
  2. On the non-buttered side of two slices, place a slice of Provolone, several slices of Kieffer pear, and another slice of Provolone.
  3. Top with the remaining slices of bread, buttered side up.
  4. Cook in a heated skillet until golden brown on each side and the cheese is melted.

19. Kieffer Pear Crisp

A simple and comforting dessert, perfect with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Ingredients:

  • 6 cups of sliced Kieffer pears
  • 1 cup of old-fashioned oats
  • ½ cup of flour
  • ½ cup of brown sugar
  • ½ cup of cold butter (cubed)
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon

Directions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F.
  2. Arrange the sliced Kieffer pears in a baking dish.
  3. In a bowl, combine the oats, flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, and cold butter, mixing until crumbly.
  4. Sprinkle the mixture over the pears.
  5. Bake for 45 minutes or until golden brown and bubbly.

20. Kieffer Pear and Cranberry Relish

This refreshing and tart relish is a great accompaniment to roasted meats.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups of chopped Kieffer pears
  • 1 cup of fresh cranberries
  • ½ cup of sugar
  • 1 orange (zested and juiced)
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon

Directions:

  1. In a pot, combine all the ingredients and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce the heat and simmer until the cranberries pop and the mixture thickens.
  3. Cool before serving.

And there you have it! Twenty of my beloved recipes using the versatile and delightful Kieffer pear. Whether you are looking for something sweet, savory, refreshing, or comforting, you are sure to find something you’ll love in this list. Enjoy the culinary journey with Kieffer pears!

Kieffer Pear Recipes

20 Easy Kieffer Pear Recipes

Explore the versatility of Kieffer pears with our 20 easy and delicious Kieffer pear recipes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 177 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • Kieffer Pear Preserves
  • Cinnamon Kieffer Pear Pie
  • Kieffer Pear Salsa
  • Baked Kieffer Pear with Honey and Walnuts
  • Kieffer Pear Chutney
  • Kieffer Pear Smoothie
  • Spiced Kieffer Pear Jam
  • Kieffer Pear and Arugula Salad
  • Prosciutto and Kieffer Pear Pizza

Instructions
 

  • Select your favorite recipe from this article.
  • Organize all of the required ingredients.
  • Prep a delicious meal in 30 minutes or less.
  • 2 Kieffer pears (sliced)
  • 2 cups of fresh arugula
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  • ½ cup of walnuts (toasted)
  • ¼ cup of balsamic vinaigrette

Directions:

  1. Arrange arugula on plates.
  2. Top with Kieffer pear slices, crumbled goat cheese, and toasted walnuts.
  3. Drizzle with balsamic vinaigrette and serve immediately.

9. Prosciutto and Kieffer Pear Pizza

This gourmet pizza combines the savory taste of prosciutto with the sweetness of Kieffer pears.

Ingredients:

  • 1 pizza dough
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 cup of shredded mozzarella
  • 1 Kieffer pear (sliced)
  • 6 slices of prosciutto
  • ½ cup of arugula
  • Balsamic glaze for drizzling

Directions:

  1. Preheat your oven according to the pizza dough instructions.
  2. Roll out the dough on a baking sheet and brush with olive oil.
  3. Sprinkle mozzarella over the dough.
  4. Arrange Kieffer pear slices and prosciutto over the cheese.
  5. Bake according to the dough instructions until golden and bubbly.
  6. Top with fresh arugula and drizzle with balsamic glaze before serving.

10. Kieffer Pear Sorbet

A refreshing palate cleanser or a light dessert, this sorbet is bursting with freshness.

Ingredients:

  • 4 ripe Kieffer pears
  • 1 cup of water
  • ½ cup of sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice

Directions:

  1. Peel and core the Kieffer pears and blend them to a purée.
  2. In a saucepan, heat water and sugar until dissolved.
  3. Combine the sugar syrup, pear purée, and lemon juice, and churn in an ice cream maker until set.
  4. Freeze until ready to serve.

11. Kieffer Pear and Brie Crostini

This appetizer is a perfect balance of creamy, crunchy, sweet, and salty!

Ingredients:

  • 1 baguette (sliced)
  • Olive oil
  • 1 cup of sliced Kieffer pears
  • 1 wheel of Brie (sliced)
  • Honey for drizzling

Directions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F.
  2. Arrange the baguette slices on a baking sheet, brush with olive oil, and toast until golden.
  3. Top each slice with a piece of Brie and a slice of Kieffer pear.
  4. Return to the oven and bake until the Brie is melted.
  5. Drizzle with honey and serve immediately.

12. Spicy Kieffer Pear Pickles

A sweet and spicy treat that’s a delight to the taste buds.

Ingredients:

  • 4 Kieffer pears (sliced)
  • 1 cup of apple cider vinegar
  • 1 cup of water
  • ½ cup of sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of crushed red pepper flakes

Directions:

  1. In a pot, bring the vinegar, water, sugar, salt, and red pepper flakes to a boil.
  2. Arrange the Kieffer pear slices in jars and pour the hot liquid over them.
  3. Let them cool to room temperature, then refrigerate overnight before serving.

13. Kieffer Pear and Almond Tart

This rich and flavorful tart is a perfect dessert for a cozy dinner party.

Ingredients:

  • 1 pre-made pie crust
  • 4 cups of sliced Kieffer pears
  • 1 cup of ground almonds
  • ¾ cup of sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon of almond extract
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Spread the pie crust in a tart pan.
  3. Mix the ground almonds, sugar, egg, and extracts together and spread over the crust.
  4. Arrange the Kieffer pear slices on top.
  5. Bake for 45 minutes or until the tart is golden and the filling is set.

14. Caramelized Kieffer Pear Pancakes

A heavenly breakfast or brunch dish that is sure to make your mornings brighter!

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of pancake mix
  • ¾ cup of milk
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons of melted butter
  • 1 cup of sliced Kieffer pears
  • ¼ cup of brown sugar
  • Additional butter for cooking

Directions:

  1. Prepare the pancake batter by mixing the pancake mix, milk, egg, and melted butter together.
  2. In a separate pan, caramelize the Kieffer pear slices with brown sugar.
  3. Cook the pancakes in a buttered pan, adding a few slices of the caramelized pears to each one.

15. Kieffer Pear and Gorgonzola Pasta

This recipe pairs the sweet and gritty Kieffer pears with creamy Gorgonzola, creating a mouthwatering dish.

Ingredients:

  • 400g of your preferred pasta
  • 2 cups of diced Kieffer pears
  • 1 cup of crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
  • 1 cup of heavy cream
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley for garnish

Directions:

  1. Cook the pasta according to the package instructions.
  2. In a saucepan, combine the Kieffer pears, Gorgonzola, and heavy cream and simmer until the cheese is melted.
  3. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Toss the cooked pasta in the sauce, garnish with fresh parsley, and serve immediately.

16. Kieffer Pear Galette

A rustic, sweet, and stunning dessert that’s simpler to make than it looks!

Ingredients:

  • 1 pre-made pie crust
  • 4 cups of sliced Kieffer pears
  • ½ cup of sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1 egg (beaten, for egg wash)
  • 1 tablespoon of sugar (for sprinkling)

Directions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F.
  2. Roll out the pie crust on a baking sheet.
  3. Mix the sliced Kieffer pears with sugar and cinnamon and arrange them in the center of the crust, leaving a border around the edge.
  4. Fold the edges over the pears.
  5. Brush the crust with the beaten egg and sprinkle with sugar.
  6. Bake for 45 minutes or until golden brown.

17. Chai Spiced Kieffer Pear Muffins

Elevate your muffin game with the intriguing combination of chai spices and sweet Kieffer pears.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups of flour
  • 1 cup of diced Kieffer pears
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon of ground ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon of ground cloves
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  • ½ cup of milk
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup of melted butter

Directions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F and line a muffin tin with paper liners.
  2. Combine all dry ingredients in one bowl and all wet ingredients in another.
  3. Mix the wet and dry ingredients together until just combined, then fold in the Kieffer pears.
  4. Divide the batter among the muffin cups and bake for 25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

18. Kieffer Pear and Provolone Grilled Cheese

Upgrade your classic grilled cheese sandwich with the addition of sweet and crunchy Kieffer pears.

Ingredients:

  • 4 slices of bread
  • 4 slices of Provolone cheese
  • 1 Kieffer pear (sliced thinly)
  • Butter for spreading

Directions:

  1. Butter one side of each slice of bread.
  2. On the non-buttered side of two slices, place a slice of Provolone, several slices of Kieffer pear, and another slice of Provolone.
  3. Top with the remaining slices of bread, buttered side up.
  4. Cook in a heated skillet until golden brown on each side and the cheese is melted.

19. Kieffer Pear Crisp

A simple and comforting dessert, perfect with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Ingredients:

  • 6 cups of sliced Kieffer pears
  • 1 cup of old-fashioned oats
  • ½ cup of flour
  • ½ cup of brown sugar
  • ½ cup of cold butter (cubed)
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon

Directions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F.
  2. Arrange the sliced Kieffer pears in a baking dish.
  3. In a bowl, combine the oats, flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, and cold butter, mixing until crumbly.
  4. Sprinkle the mixture over the pears.
  5. Bake for 45 minutes or until golden brown and bubbly.

20. Kieffer Pear and Cranberry Relish

This refreshing and tart relish is a great accompaniment to roasted meats.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups of chopped Kieffer pears
  • 1 cup of fresh cranberries
  • ½ cup of sugar
  • 1 orange (zested and juiced)
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon

Directions:

  1. In a pot, combine all the ingredients and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce the heat and simmer until the cranberries pop and the mixture thickens.
  3. Cool before serving.

And there you have it! Twenty of my beloved recipes using the versatile and delightful Kieffer pear. Whether you are looking for something sweet, savory, refreshing, or comforting, you are sure to find something you’ll love in this list. Enjoy the culinary journey with Kieffer pears!

Kieffer Pear Recipes

20 Easy Kieffer Pear Recipes

Explore the versatility of Kieffer pears with our 20 easy and delicious Kieffer pear recipes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 177 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • Kieffer Pear Preserves
  • Cinnamon Kieffer Pear Pie
  • Kieffer Pear Salsa
  • Baked Kieffer Pear with Honey and Walnuts
  • Kieffer Pear Chutney
  • Kieffer Pear Smoothie
  • Spiced Kieffer Pear Jam
  • Kieffer Pear and Arugula Salad
  • Prosciutto and Kieffer Pear Pizza

Instructions
 

  • Select your favorite recipe from this article.
  • Organize all of the required ingredients.
  • Prep a delicious meal in 30 minutes or less.
  • 4 cups of diced Kieffer pears
  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
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  • ¼ teaspoon of ground cloves
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice

Directions:

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a large pot.
  2. Bring to a boil and then simmer until the mixture is thick and syrupy.
  3. Store in sterilized jars and enjoy!

8. Kieffer Pear and Arugula Salad

The peppery arugula beautifully contrasts the sweet Kieffer pears in this refreshing salad.

Ingredients:

  • 2 Kieffer pears (sliced)
  • 2 cups of fresh arugula
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  • ½ cup of walnuts (toasted)
  • ¼ cup of balsamic vinaigrette

Directions:

  1. Arrange arugula on plates.
  2. Top with Kieffer pear slices, crumbled goat cheese, and toasted walnuts.
  3. Drizzle with balsamic vinaigrette and serve immediately.

9. Prosciutto and Kieffer Pear Pizza

This gourmet pizza combines the savory taste of prosciutto with the sweetness of Kieffer pears.

Ingredients:

  • 1 pizza dough
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 cup of shredded mozzarella
  • 1 Kieffer pear (sliced)
  • 6 slices of prosciutto
  • ½ cup of arugula
  • Balsamic glaze for drizzling

Directions:

  1. Preheat your oven according to the pizza dough instructions.
  2. Roll out the dough on a baking sheet and brush with olive oil.
  3. Sprinkle mozzarella over the dough.
  4. Arrange Kieffer pear slices and prosciutto over the cheese.
  5. Bake according to the dough instructions until golden and bubbly.
  6. Top with fresh arugula and drizzle with balsamic glaze before serving.

10. Kieffer Pear Sorbet

A refreshing palate cleanser or a light dessert, this sorbet is bursting with freshness.

Ingredients:

  • 4 ripe Kieffer pears
  • 1 cup of water
  • ½ cup of sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice

Directions:

  1. Peel and core the Kieffer pears and blend them to a purée.
  2. In a saucepan, heat water and sugar until dissolved.
  3. Combine the sugar syrup, pear purée, and lemon juice, and churn in an ice cream maker until set.
  4. Freeze until ready to serve.

11. Kieffer Pear and Brie Crostini

This appetizer is a perfect balance of creamy, crunchy, sweet, and salty!

Ingredients:

  • 1 baguette (sliced)
  • Olive oil
  • 1 cup of sliced Kieffer pears
  • 1 wheel of Brie (sliced)
  • Honey for drizzling

Directions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F.
  2. Arrange the baguette slices on a baking sheet, brush with olive oil, and toast until golden.
  3. Top each slice with a piece of Brie and a slice of Kieffer pear.
  4. Return to the oven and bake until the Brie is melted.
  5. Drizzle with honey and serve immediately.

12. Spicy Kieffer Pear Pickles

A sweet and spicy treat that’s a delight to the taste buds.

Ingredients:

  • 4 Kieffer pears (sliced)
  • 1 cup of apple cider vinegar
  • 1 cup of water
  • ½ cup of sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of crushed red pepper flakes

Directions:

  1. In a pot, bring the vinegar, water, sugar, salt, and red pepper flakes to a boil.
  2. Arrange the Kieffer pear slices in jars and pour the hot liquid over them.
  3. Let them cool to room temperature, then refrigerate overnight before serving.

13. Kieffer Pear and Almond Tart

This rich and flavorful tart is a perfect dessert for a cozy dinner party.

Ingredients:

  • 1 pre-made pie crust
  • 4 cups of sliced Kieffer pears
  • 1 cup of ground almonds
  • ¾ cup of sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon of almond extract
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Spread the pie crust in a tart pan.
  3. Mix the ground almonds, sugar, egg, and extracts together and spread over the crust.
  4. Arrange the Kieffer pear slices on top.
  5. Bake for 45 minutes or until the tart is golden and the filling is set.

14. Caramelized Kieffer Pear Pancakes

A heavenly breakfast or brunch dish that is sure to make your mornings brighter!

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of pancake mix
  • ¾ cup of milk
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons of melted butter
  • 1 cup of sliced Kieffer pears
  • ¼ cup of brown sugar
  • Additional butter for cooking

Directions:

  1. Prepare the pancake batter by mixing the pancake mix, milk, egg, and melted butter together.
  2. In a separate pan, caramelize the Kieffer pear slices with brown sugar.
  3. Cook the pancakes in a buttered pan, adding a few slices of the caramelized pears to each one.

15. Kieffer Pear and Gorgonzola Pasta

This recipe pairs the sweet and gritty Kieffer pears with creamy Gorgonzola, creating a mouthwatering dish.

Ingredients:

  • 400g of your preferred pasta
  • 2 cups of diced Kieffer pears
  • 1 cup of crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
  • 1 cup of heavy cream
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley for garnish

Directions:

  1. Cook the pasta according to the package instructions.
  2. In a saucepan, combine the Kieffer pears, Gorgonzola, and heavy cream and simmer until the cheese is melted.
  3. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Toss the cooked pasta in the sauce, garnish with fresh parsley, and serve immediately.

16. Kieffer Pear Galette

A rustic, sweet, and stunning dessert that’s simpler to make than it looks!

Ingredients:

  • 1 pre-made pie crust
  • 4 cups of sliced Kieffer pears
  • ½ cup of sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1 egg (beaten, for egg wash)
  • 1 tablespoon of sugar (for sprinkling)

Directions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F.
  2. Roll out the pie crust on a baking sheet.
  3. Mix the sliced Kieffer pears with sugar and cinnamon and arrange them in the center of the crust, leaving a border around the edge.
  4. Fold the edges over the pears.
  5. Brush the crust with the beaten egg and sprinkle with sugar.
  6. Bake for 45 minutes or until golden brown.

17. Chai Spiced Kieffer Pear Muffins

Elevate your muffin game with the intriguing combination of chai spices and sweet Kieffer pears.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups of flour
  • 1 cup of diced Kieffer pears
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon of ground ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon of ground cloves
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  • ½ cup of milk
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup of melted butter

Directions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F and line a muffin tin with paper liners.
  2. Combine all dry ingredients in one bowl and all wet ingredients in another.
  3. Mix the wet and dry ingredients together until just combined, then fold in the Kieffer pears.
  4. Divide the batter among the muffin cups and bake for 25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

18. Kieffer Pear and Provolone Grilled Cheese

Upgrade your classic grilled cheese sandwich with the addition of sweet and crunchy Kieffer pears.

Ingredients:

  • 4 slices of bread
  • 4 slices of Provolone cheese
  • 1 Kieffer pear (sliced thinly)
  • Butter for spreading

Directions:

  1. Butter one side of each slice of bread.
  2. On the non-buttered side of two slices, place a slice of Provolone, several slices of Kieffer pear, and another slice of Provolone.
  3. Top with the remaining slices of bread, buttered side up.
  4. Cook in a heated skillet until golden brown on each side and the cheese is melted.

19. Kieffer Pear Crisp

A simple and comforting dessert, perfect with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Ingredients:

  • 6 cups of sliced Kieffer pears
  • 1 cup of old-fashioned oats
  • ½ cup of flour
  • ½ cup of brown sugar
  • ½ cup of cold butter (cubed)
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon

Directions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F.
  2. Arrange the sliced Kieffer pears in a baking dish.
  3. In a bowl, combine the oats, flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, and cold butter, mixing until crumbly.
  4. Sprinkle the mixture over the pears.
  5. Bake for 45 minutes or until golden brown and bubbly.

20. Kieffer Pear and Cranberry Relish

This refreshing and tart relish is a great accompaniment to roasted meats.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups of chopped Kieffer pears
  • 1 cup of fresh cranberries
  • ½ cup of sugar
  • 1 orange (zested and juiced)
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon

Directions:

  1. In a pot, combine all the ingredients and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce the heat and simmer until the cranberries pop and the mixture thickens.
  3. Cool before serving.

And there you have it! Twenty of my beloved recipes using the versatile and delightful Kieffer pear. Whether you are looking for something sweet, savory, refreshing, or comforting, you are sure to find something you’ll love in this list. Enjoy the culinary journey with Kieffer pears!

Kieffer Pear Recipes

20 Easy Kieffer Pear Recipes

Explore the versatility of Kieffer pears with our 20 easy and delicious Kieffer pear recipes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 177 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • Kieffer Pear Preserves
  • Cinnamon Kieffer Pear Pie
  • Kieffer Pear Salsa
  • Baked Kieffer Pear with Honey and Walnuts
  • Kieffer Pear Chutney
  • Kieffer Pear Smoothie
  • Spiced Kieffer Pear Jam
  • Kieffer Pear and Arugula Salad
  • Prosciutto and Kieffer Pear Pizza

Instructions
 

  • Select your favorite recipe from this article.
  • Organize all of the required ingredients.
  • Prep a delicious meal in 30 minutes or less.
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