Pancetta Pear Pastry Squares
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Pancetta Pear Pastry Squares
Pancetta Pear Pastry Squares
2 oz. thinly sliced pancetta (In our Deli), chopped
1 sheet puff pastry (1/2 of a 17.9 oz. box), thawed according to package directions
1 cups Raley's Shredded Italian Blend Cheese
1 large ripe Bartlett pear, cored and thinly sliced
1/2 tbsp. chopped fresh thyme

Prep: 10 minutes, Cook: about 30 minutes, Makes: 16 small appetizers

1. Preheat oven to 400°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Cook pancetta in a small skillet for about 10 minutes or until very crisp, stirring frequently; drain on paper towels.

2. Unfold puff pastry and place on parchment; fold up 1/2-inch of pastry on all sides to form a rim. Top with cheese, pear and pancetta. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes or until pastry is puffed and top is golden brown. Let cool slightly, then top with thyme; cut into 16 squares.

Nutritional Information:
(based on 1 appetizer): 120 calories, 4 g protein, 8 g total fat (3 g sat., 0 g trans), 8 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g sugar, 10 mg cholesterol, 180 mg sodium, 3 points