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Easy pear recipe "hacks" help you simplify fresh snacking. Any way you slice a pear, you’ve got all the ingredients for a tasty, nutritious treat. Cubed, planked, poached or grilled, pears pack a potent punch of flavor, color and even fiber (6g or 24% of your daily recommendation in one medium pear)!

See collection of ideas below.


Pear and Almond Butter


  • 1 ripe USA Pear
  • 1 tbsp. almond butter or other nut butter


For an easy, nutritious snack, slice pear and either dip slices in almond butter or spread almond butter on pear.


Pear and Prosciutto


  • 1 ripe USA Pear
  • 8 slices prosciutto
  • Your favorite greens. We like Watercress. (optional)


Slice the pear. Place a small sprig of greens on top of each slice. Wrap with Prosciutto and enjoy.


Pear and Greek Yogurt


  • 1 ripe pear
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • Cinnamon or honey (optional)


Chop pear into bite-sized squares and use to top yogurt. Or slice and dip.

Some Other “Hacks” to Get More Pears in Your Life

  • Mix diced pears into oatmeal or a bowl of cereal
  • Glaze pear slices in butter and maple syrup and serve over whole-grain pancakes or waffles
  • Slide pear pieces onto skewers with other fresh fruits for a fun snack
  • Top grilled pork or chicken with pear puree
  • Slide pear slices into sandwiches, quesadillas, or paninis
  • Sprinkle pear pieces into homemade salsas and chutneys
  • Combine (or replace) apples with pears in a pie filling or sauce
  • Poach pears with vanilla bean and cinnamon for dessert


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