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!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Italian
Keyword prosciutto cups
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 61kcal
Author Erica


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


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Cut prosciutto into 24 two-inch squares. Place one square (overlapping any tears) in each cup of a mini cupcake pan.
  • 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.
  • 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.


Calories: 61kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 28mg | Potassium: 14mg | Vitamin A: 135IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 14mg