Pear Salad II

Pear Salad II


"Sweet and delightful! Pears are filled with mayonnaise and cheese, then topped off with a festive cherry. A sure party pleaser."


10 m servings 135 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 135 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 9.2 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.1g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 1.8 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 10 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 91 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place the pear halves on a plate cut side up. Place a spoonful of mayonnaise into the pit of each one. Sprinkle Cheddar cheese over the top of the mayonnaise. Top each one with a whole cherry.
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  1. 24 Ratings


This is an old family recipe that we've been serving for over 100 years. Although you can use mayo, the "old time" version requires you to make a 1/2 mayo 1/2 cream cheese mixture. I know it s...

I've eaten this all my life so it seems normal to me, but I guess I can understand how some people might find it odd. Those people need to be braver. This is fantastic: the sweet pears, the r...

I am from FL. I have never heard of something like this before. WOW. It's great! I love it! Very weird, but very good!

I grew up eating Pear Salad too!!! We still have them at our family reunion every year and for special occasions. It does sound strange but don't knock it til you try it. I think you really do h...

Great little fruit side salad. I remember now that this used to be really popular in the 60's-70's. It's as good now as it was then. I don't like mayo so I cut it with half cream cheese in a com...

This was fabulous. My mother used to make these. There is just something wonderful about the taste of all the ingredients mixed together. Perfect. And don't do like the one rater said and scrap ...

I grew up on this recipe, as did my Mom and her Mom. People look at me like I am crazy when they see me eating it but it is sooo good. Reminds me of my childhood.

I was going to submit this too! This may sound disgusting, but it will surprise you how good it is! In my family, it goes back to at least my great-grandmother. I'm going to try it sometime wi...

I didn't like it very much. There were too many mismatched flavors in my opinion, but they weren't that bad. Maybe with the cream cheese suggestion or less mayonnaise they would have been better...