Pear Carpaccio with Cookie and Vanilla

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Pear Carpaccio with Cookie and Vanilla
Mayflower Inn & Spa

Pear Carpaccio with Cookie and Vanilla

This decadent dessert is served at the spa of Mayflower Inn & Spa, Washington, Conn.

6
Servings
305
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

For the cookie

  • 2/3 Cups rolled oats, toasted
  • 3/4 Cups unbleached all purpose flour
  • 1/4 Cup raw cane sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 2 Tablespoons low fat cream cheese
  • 2 1/2 Tablespoons water

For the vanilla ice cream

  • 1 1/2 Cup low fat milk
  • 1/2 Cup half and half
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 vanilla bean
  • 1/2 Cup sugar

For the pears

  • 1 pear per person

Directions

For the cookie

In a food processor combine the oats and the flour and process until the oats are coarsely ground. Transfer to a bowl and stir in the sugar. Cut in the butter and cream cheese until it resembles a coarse meal flour add the water. Press the dough into a sheet pan with baking paper. Bake until golden brown at 350 F for about 10 minutes.

For the vanilla ice cream

Place yolk in a mixing bowl. In a saucepan , combine remaining ingredients and cook over. Medium heat , stirring constantly.
Pour slowly the milk mixture onto the yolk , stir constantly bring to 170F. Take out the vanilla bean and transfer into a ice bath. When cool pour into the ice cream machine , follow direction from the ice cream machine.

For the pears

Peal the pear(s) and slice very finely. Place onto a plate,  add the cookie and the ice cream.

Pear Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Pear Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
8g
13%
Sugar
33g
N/A
Saturated Fat
5g
24%
Cholesterol
23mg
8%
Protein
6g
12%
Carbs
52g
17%
Vitamin A
96µg
11%
Vitamin B12
0.4µg
6.8%
Vitamin C
2mg
3%
Vitamin D
0.9µg
0.2%
Vitamin E
0.3mg
1.5%
Vitamin K
2µg
3%
Calcium
116mg
12%
Fiber
2g
9%
Folate (food)
14µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
55µg
14%
Folic acid
24µg
N/A
Iron
1mg
7%
Magnesium
39mg
10%
Monounsaturated
2g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
1mg
6%
Phosphorus
147mg
21%
Polyunsaturated
0.6g
N/A
Potassium
219mg
6%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.3mg
15.1%
Sodium
55mg
2%
Sugars, added
25g
N/A
Thiamin (B1)
0.2mg
13.1%
Trans
0.2g
N/A
Zinc
0.8mg
5.5%

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