Holiday Pear Chocolate Dessert Recipe

Holiday Pear Chocolate Dessert

Serves 2

Here's a simple but celebratory dessert to end holiday meals — sliced pears drenched in rich chocolate sauce. It's easy to multiply this recipe to serve a crowd.


  • 1 - 2 ripe Metropolitan Market Holiday Pears (Comice variety)
  • Your favorite chocolate sauce, warmed gently if desired
  • Chocolate shavings or toasted nuts
  • 2 fresh strawberries, or 2 Tbsp dried cranberries or cherries
  • Whipped cream or ice cream (optional)
  • Cookies (optional)


  1. Slice pears and arrange on dessert plates.
  2. Drizzle chocolate sauce over pears. Top with chocolate shavings or toasted nuts. Garnish with fresh berries, or dried fruit.
  3. Serve at once with whipped cream or ice cream and cookies on the side, as desired.
  4. Option:
  5. Add a drizzle of rich caramel (or salted caramel) sauce.

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