Michelle Pierce & Kristy Carter from Least of These stopped by to share how people can make amazing meals from the food items given by the food bank!

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  • 2 Pears, cut into eighths
  • 2 tsp Olive Oil (Substitute preferred cooking oil)
  • 1 8 oz. block Cream Cheese, at room temperature
  • 1 tsp. Maple Syrup
  • 1/4 c. Powdered Sugar
  • ¼ t. Nutmeg*
  • 1 ½ tsp. Cinnamon*
    *Substitute 2 tsp. Pumpkin Pie Spice


  1. Slice pears in half from top to bottom then cut into eighths. Place in a medium bowl. Pour the olive oil over them and stir with a wooden spoon until coated.
  2. Heat a grill pan or grill over medium heat. Grill pears for 2-3 minutes on each side.
  3. Meanwhile in a medium bowl add the cream cheese, maple syrup, spices and sugar. Combine with a mixer or by hand until combined and smooth.
  4. Dip warm pears while still warm.

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