Sweet Bacon & Pear pizza
Nonstick cooking spray
5 slices bacon
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon chili powder
1 pear, peeled, cored and sliced
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1/2 of an 8-ounce tub of cream cheese (warm to room temperature)
1/4 cup chopped green onions
1 12-inch pizza crust
1/3 cup chopped pecans
1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese
1/4 cup fresh basil
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line the bottom of a rimmed baking pan with foil and spray the foil with cooking spray. Arrange bacon slices on pan; set aside. In small bowl stir together brown sugar and chili powder. Generously sprinkle brown sugar mixture on bacon slices. Bake for 10 minutes, remove and turn the bacon over. Bake another 5 to 10 minutes or until the bacon is nicely browned. Remove from oven and set aside to let cool.
Increase the oven temperature to 450 degrees. In small bowl toss together the pear slices and lemon juice; set aside.
In medium bowl stir together cream cheese, onions, and black pepper to taste. Place pizza crust on a baking sheet or pizza stone. Spread the cream cheese mixture evenly over the crust.
Chop bacon and sprinkle over cheese mixture. Arrange pear slices on bacon. Top with pecans and feta cheese.
Bake for 12 to 14 minutes or until cheese begins to brown. Sprinkle with fresh basil and then cut in pieces and serve.