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Pear Galette with Honey, Walnuts and Blue Cheese

  • Author: Britt Stager
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 2 1x
  • Category: Dessert

Description

Looking for a beautiful yet easy recipe to impress weekend guests? This galette fits the bill! A buttery crust encases sweet pears that are complemented by slightly salty and creamy Dragon’s Breath Blue Cheese. Walnuts add crunch, while a drizzle of honey adds a touch of sweetness.


Ingredients

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2 premade deep dish pie crusts, thawed OR The Messy Baker’s “No Fail Pastry
4 tbsp Dutchman’s Dragon’s Breath Blue, divided
3 ripe pears, sliced, divided
1/4 cup chopped walnuts, divided
2 tbsp honey, divided
1 egg, lightly beaten
2 tsp raw sugar, divided


Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment and set aside.
  2. Roll out pastry to form two 8-10” circles. Spoon blue cheese into the center of each crust. Place sliced pears over blue cheese. Sprinkle with chopped walnuts and drizzle with honey. Work your way around the pie crust, folding the sides in over the pears. Brush top of crust with egg wash and sprinkle with raw sugar.
  3. Place galettes on a prepared baking sheet and bake for 30-35 minutes or until pastry is golden brown and flaky. Serve warm from the oven with a few pieces of dark chocolate and a glass of red wine.

Keywords: Pear and Cheese Galette, Pear Galette, Blue Cheese Galette