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The pears give this sweet pizza fresh flavor and texture.

12 appetizers or 6 main-course servings

Use pizza dough recipe

2 cups walnuts
1 cup olive oil
1/4 cup honey
2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme
10 ounces thinly sliced Havarti cheese
6 ounces thinly sliced prosciutto, cut crosswise into strips
2 pears, halved, cored, thinly sliced
2/3 cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
2 cups arugula

Preheat oven to 450°F. Toast nuts on baking sheet until brown, about 6 minutes. Maintain oven temperature. Transfer hot nuts to processor. Add oil, honey, and thyme; blend until nuts are finely chopped. Season pesto to taste with salt and pepper.

Place prepared dough on baking sheet and bake according to instructions. Spread pesto over dough, about 1 cup per side. Top with Havarti. Bake until bubbly and golden, about 12 minutes. Top with prosciutto, then pears and Gorgonzola. Tuck in arugula. Sprinkle with pepper.

via Bon Appetit