Sweet caramelized pears are combined with creamy brie cheese in this buttery, delicious mini grilled cheese sandwich recipe.

Pear and Brie Grilled Cheese

I have to give props to my friends at Shade Hotel in Manhattan Beach for the idea for this recipe.

Caramelized Pear and Brie Grilled Cheese

This sandwich is sweet, buttery and it comes with a warning: this will become your favorite grilled cheese sandwich ever!

Caramelized Pear and Brie Grilled Cheese Ingredients

Ingredients (makes 10 mini sandwiches)

  • 1/2 sourdough baguette
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1 large pear (peeled and sliced)
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 3 oz brie cheese

Start by placing 2 tbsp of butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Once butter has melted add the sliced pears to the skillet.

Caramelizing Pears

Then add the brown sugar to the pears.

Cook for 5 minutes or until pears are caramelized.

Mini Brie Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

While the pears are caramelizing begin thinly slicing the baguette and brie cheese.

Prepare each sandwich by spreading the tops of each slice of bread with the remaining butter, then layering with a slice of brie cheese.

Mini Brie Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

When the pears are ready place them on top of the brie cheese.

Mini Caramelized Pear and Brie Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Add another slice of brie cheese and buttered bread on top and grill on the stove top over medium heat for 2-3 minutes per side.

Caramelized Pear and Brie Grilled Cheese

After both sides are the perfect shade of golden brown, place on a plate and get ready to chow down!

Caramelized Pear and Brie Grilled Cheese Recipe

Now lets take a closer look at this amazing little sandwich of cheesy delight!

Pear and Brie Grilled Cheese Sandwich

My mouth is watering just looking back at these pictures!!

Pear and Brie Grilled Cheese Recipe

These sandwiches make for really fun little party appetizers or you can make a small plate of them for a decadent, cheesy lunch!

Caramelized Pear and Brie Grilled Cheese Recipe

 

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Caramelized Pear and Brie Grilled Cheese

Sweet caramelized pears are combined with creamy brie cheese in this buttery, delicious mini grilled cheese sandwich recipe.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 sourdough baguette, sliced
  • 4 tbsp butter, divided
  • 1 pear, peeled and sliced
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 3 oz brie cheese

Instructions

  • Place 2 tbsp of butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Once butter has melted add the sliced pears to the skillet.
  • Then add the brown sugar to the pears.
  • Cook for 5 minutes or until pears are caramelized.
  • While the pears are caramelizing begin thinly slicing the brie cheese.
  • Prepare each sandwich by spreading the tops of each slice of bread with the remaining butter, then layering with a slice of brie cheese.
  • When the pears are ready place them on top of the brie cheese.
  • Add another slice of brie cheese and buttered bread on top and grill on the stove in a large skillet over medium heat for 2-3 minutes per side.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 117kcal (6%)Carbohydrates 10g (3%)Protein 2g (4%)Fat 7g (11%)Saturated Fat 4g (20%)Cholesterol 20mg (7%)Sodium 171mg (7%)Potassium 47mg (1%)Sugar 3g (3%)Vitamin A 190mg (4%)Vitamin C 0.7mg (1%)Calcium 28mg (3%)Iron 0.5mg (3%)
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