Dairy Farmers of Canada

Maple Magic with Cheddar

This is the Maple Magic with Cheddar recipe.

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cooking: 10 min
Yields 8 servings
maple magic with cheddar


  • 3/4 cup (180 mL) Canadian maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup (80 mL) butter
  • 4 pears peeled, halved and cored
  • 6 oz (175 g) Canadian Aged Cheddar cheese sliced into 8 thin slices
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In a large skillet and over medium heat, bring maple syrup and butter to boil, stirring often. Add pear halves. Cover and simmer 10 minutes or until pears are tender.

Place two hot pear halves on individual dessert dishes. Top each half with a slice of Canadian Aged Cheddar cheese. Spoon hot maple butter sauce over top and/or along the sides. Serve immediately.


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Nutritional information

Per serving
Energy: 277 Calories
Protein: 6 g
Carbohydrate: 33 g
Fat: 15 g
Fibre: 2.8 g
Sodium: 140 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

(% DV*)
Calcium: 17 % / 187 mg
Phosphorus: 11 %
Vitamin A: 12 %
Vitamin B12: 10 %
Zinc: 22 %