Candied Pecan and Pear Salad

Spiced nuts and mellow pears bring a nice crunch to this salad. You’ll love the white cheddar and tangy vinaigrette, too.

Directions In a small bowl, combine the first six ingredients; add pecans and toss to coat. Spread in a single layer in a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake at 325° for 15 minutes...


Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • SALAD:
  • 8 cups torn Boston lettuce
  • 2 medium pears, thinly sliced
  • 2 ounces white cheddar cheese, cubed
  • DRESSING:
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

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