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Pear Ghosts

Pear Ghosts from Diethood

*******My friends on the East Coast, I am praying for your safety; my thoughts and hopes are with you!!******

I thought about not doing a post today because of that beast Sandy, but I still wanted to wish you all a Happy Halloween!!!

So how about some ghostly pears?

I just about forgot that I had these guys! I actually had a different post scheduled, and I don’t know how that happened – I will blame it on lack of sleep. Glad I caught it in time because you would have seen these a month from today, and I risk the chance of you thinking that I’m cray cray. 😉

How cute are these “ghosts”?! Even though Ana saw me make the pears from start to finish, even helped me pick them from our pear tree, she was still so scared of them in the end. She did not want anything to do with them. It was quite funny watching her scream and squirm while I tried to photograph them.

But, once I cut up the pears and served them on her plate, she loved every. bite. I did, too! Pears paired with white chocolate are delicious! Who knew?!

So go melt some white chocolate chips and dip those pears in – it’s one sure way to get your little ones to eat some fruit today, and possibly forget about all those chocolate candies in their bag. Yeah, right! Buahahaha!!

Halloween Pear Ghosts from Diethood

ENJOY!

Pear Ghosts
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 586 kcal
Ingredients
  • 4 pears
  • 4 popsicle sticks
  • 2 cups white chocolate chips , melted
  • dark chocolate chips for eyes and mouth
Instructions
  1. Wash pears and remove stems.
  2. Insert wooden sticks into stem ends.
  3. Melt white chocolate chips in a double boiler.
  4. Dip one pear at a time in melted white chocolate, then spoon the melted chocolate over the entire pear to coat evenly.
  5. Place dark chocolate chips to make eyes and mouth; hold in place for a couple of seconds.
  6. Refrigerate for 10 minutes to set.
  7. Serve.
Recipe Notes

WW SmartPoints: 26

Nutrition Facts
Pear Ghosts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 586 Calories from Fat 261
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 29g 45%
Saturated Fat 17g 85%
Cholesterol 18mg 6%
Sodium 82mg 3%
Potassium 463mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 80g 27%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 70g
Protein 5g 10%
Vitamin A 1.4%
Vitamin C 9.8%
Calcium 19.5%
Iron 3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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17 Responses
  1. Awww, what a fun idea! It is funny, we always eat apples and chocolate, but not enough with delicious pears:-) They are truly adorable, so cute:-) Hugs, Terra

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