Pear and Blue Cheese Canapes

teatime sept/oct 2011

24 sandwiches

1 (4oz) blue cheese crumbles
1 (3oz) cream cheese package, soft
1/2 cup finely chopped toasted walnuts
12 slices cinnamon raisin bread, toasted and crusts removed
1 quart water
3 T fresh lemon juice
2 red Anjou pears, thinly sliced
Garnish with walnut halves, honey and cinnamon sugar

In bowl, combine blue cheese, cream cheese, walnuts and set aside

Cut each sliced of bread in half lengthwise and spread blue cheese mixture on each slice of prepared bread, set aside.

In medium bowl, combine water and lemon juice and add pear slices

Drain pear slices completely and top each prepared slice of bread w/ pear

Garnish w/ walnut halves, honey and cinnamon sugar.