Ouzo Spiced Pears Wrapped in Puff Pastry

Total Time
20 mins
20 mins

The presentation of this dessert really makes this dessert look wonderful. This recipe was posted for Zaar World Tour II. Recipe adapted from Gourmet Mediterranean.

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Mix sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, fennel seed, pepper, raisins,ouzo & butter. Stuff a little of the spice mixture into each pear, pressing it inches.
  3. Cut each rectangle of puff pastry into an "X" shape. Place pear in center of each "X" and bring up the sides and wrap, overlapping and sealing with a little water.
  4. Shape leaves out of left-over pastry and adhere to pears with a little water.
  5. Brush with egg wash and bake on a parchment lined baking sheet for about 20 minutes, or until golden.