Wonton wrappers can usually be found in the refrigerated section of grocery stores. If you are more of a D.I.Y. person, click here for a recipe on making your own.
2 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 tablespoon maple syrup
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
dash of salt
1 medium-sized pears, roughly chopped (peeled or not is your choice)
1/4 cup walnuts, finely chopped
10-15 wonton wrappers
1/4 cup coconut oil (or vegetable oil for frying)
- Add cream cheese, maple syrup, cinnamon and a dash of salt to a medium-sized bowl and mix until smooth.
- Mix in pears and walnuts.
- Place 1 heaping tablespoon of filling in the center of wrapper.
- Using fingertip dipped in water, gently wet around the inside edge of wrapper.
- Fold wrapper in half. Gently push the filling down to keep edge of wrapper free of filling. Press to seal.
- Repeat with remaining wrappers and filling.
- Heat 1/4 cup of oil in a large sauté pan on medium-high heat, keep the oil under its smoking point.
- Once the oil is hot, gently set dumplings in the pan.
- Fry for 3 or 4 minutes on both side, or until the bottoms are a nice golden brown. Shift dumplings occasionally to prevent from sticking. (These are sometime called pot-stickers because of their predilection for sticking.)
Makes 10-15 wontons