Pear & Cheese Danish and the Bake It Fun Mat
  • 2 sheets of puff pastry, defrosted in the fridge
  • 8 oz light cream cheese, room temperature
  • 8 Tbsp sugar, divided
  • 1½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 Tbsp milk
  • 2 D'anjou pears
  • 2 tsp honey
  • ½ tsp water
  1. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Add the cream cheese, 4 Tbsp of sugar, milk and vanilla to a bowl. Using a hand mixer, blend until smooth.
  3. Core and thinly slice the pears. Toss with 4 Tbsp of sugar.
  4. Lay the puff pastry out flat and cut each sheet into 12 even squares. Place 12 pieces onto a baking sheet lined with the non stick mat.
  5. Evenly distribute the cream cheese mixture on the pieces of puff pastry.
  6. Lay a couple slices of pear on each square.
  7. In a small bowl mix together the honey and water. Brush the honey water on each piece.
  8. Bake for approx 30-35 minutes or until the puff pastry is golden brown.
Recipe by LeMoine Family Kitchen at