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Crispy Prosciutto Cups with Pear & Mascarpone

Looking for the fanciest, easiest appetizer ever? Crispy Prosciutto Cups with Pear & Mascarpone are the answer - simple flavors, simple prep, max deliciousness!

Serves 24 cups     adjust servings

Preparation 15 mins Cook Time 15 mins Total Time 30 mins


  • 3 ounces prosciutto, thinly sliced
  • 8 ounces Mascarpone cheese
  • 1 ripe Bartlett pear, thinly sliced
  • 5-6 large basil leaves, chiffonade
  • Balsamic glaze


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Cut prosciutto into 24 two-inch squares. Place one square (overlapping any tears) in each cup of a mini cupcake pan.
  3. Bake 15 minutes, or until fat turns golden. Remove from oven and use a fork to immediately transfer to a paper towel to drain; cool completely.
  4. Spoon mascarpone into a pastry or zipper bag. Pipe cheese into cooled cups. Top with slices of pear and basil, then drizzle with balsamic glaze.


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