Whether you’re looking to dig into the best pear desserts to try and impress your family or you just want some pear dessert ideas to keep in your back pocket for a holiday or gathering, this is the ultimate pear dessert list!
Check out the easy pear desserts, including pear pies and tartlets, or try your hand at some of the more intricate desserts made with pear so you can learn new techniques in the kitchen.
Pears are some of the most delicious dessert ingredients, and you might be surprised how versatile they can be and the sheer number of pear desserts that you can come up with.
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A delectable pear tart with a layer of almond cream topped with slices of pears in a sweet shortcrust pastry. The different components can be made in advance, so if you have them ready, the tart is out of the oven in 30 minutes!
These Puff Pastry Pear Tartlets are a delicious, quick and easy Winter dessert recipe. Combining Puff Pastry, a homemade Pear Compote and fresh Pears slices, these Mini Pear Tarts are perfect for breakfast, afternoon tea or a sweet snack!
This super easy Spiced Pear Compote made with Cinnamon, Ginger and no processed sugar is a delicious and healthy Winter sauce to enjoy over pancakes, oatmeal, yogurt, cakes and desserts - or simply on its own!
These easy Spiced Pear Muffins make a delicious Fall and Winter sweet treat to enjoy for breakfast, afternoon tea or dessert. Ready in 35 minutes only, the spiced muffins are packed with fresh pear chunks and finished with a cinnamon sugar topping.
This Dutch Pear Pie is a warm, wonderful pie filled with Fall's other sweet, juicy and often overlooked fruit. It's delicately spiced with grated nutmeg and topped with a buttery-sweet streusel crumb topping.
Smooth, creamy, and naturally sweet, this Slow Cooker Pear Butter recipe is so simple and easy to make! No peeling or added sugar needed, just a combination of your favorite pears cooked down in your crockpot for a perfectly thick, sweet, and aromatic spread full of autumn spices, that's gluten-free, vegan, paleo, and allergy-free! Ideal for canning, gifting, and eating!
This Apple Pear Pie makes for an incredible dessert for Fall. It's made with slices of sweet apples and pears mixed with warming spices and baked in an all-butter pie crust. It's the ultimate cosy twist on the American classic.
Simple to make and delicious to eat, this lovely Gluten-Free Pear and Raspberry Cake is moist and full of flavour. Enjoy it with a pot of tea or coffee or as a dessert with a dollop of cream and some fresh raspberries.
What could possibly be more satisfying than the combination of salted caramel, baked pears and the perfect pie crust? This Pear and Salted Caramel Pie recipe has become my go-to for any event or craving.
This Pear and Honey Tart features creamy goat cheese accented by the sweetness of pears and topped with sliced almonds and drizzled honey. My favorite part of this recipe is that it is really easy to make, and hearing the crackle of the puff pastry shell when I sliced it made me swoon!
The lightest flourless chocolate cake with ground almonds and soft ripe pears is all you’ll ever need when the cravings for chocolate get out of control. Gluten-free, this cake is made with toasted ground almonds and gets a beautiful rise from the whisked egg whites.
This Ginger-Orange Vegan Cheesecake is a crowd-pleasing holiday dessert. Rich and dense and creamy, just like traditional cheesecake, but dairy-free and vegan. Make it even more elegant by topping it with poached pears!
This salted caramel mascarpone pear tart is decadent and fit for any special occasion, with the silky smooth salted caramel mascarpone filling in a toasted pecan crust and topped with sliced fresh pears.
This pear cake is perfect when you have ripe or overripe pears. This is a simple old fashioned tart that will remind you of simpler times, like being in grandma’s kitchen with a fruity vanilla aroma filling the air. Can be made in an air fryer or oven.
This pear cranberry pie with an oatmeal streusel topping might just take center stage at your Thanksgiving table. Sorry apple pie, but I think I found a new favorite pie to serve. This is also a sneak peak to my cookbook that is coming out!!!
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Self-taught baker and cookie fanatic, Kalyn is an expert at walking you through your favorite cookie and dessert recipes to make sure they come out right every time. She loves helping beginning bakers as they follow along on her own journey of learning the best tips and tricks in the kitchen.