Fresh Pear Pie

Fresh Pear Pie

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Carol
Recipe by  Carol

“This is quite a refreshing dessert. Serve plain, or with whipped cream.”

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 1 - 9 inch pie

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Directions

  1. Combine sugar, flour, salt, cinnamon, and lemon rind in mixing bowl.
  2. Arrange pears in layers in a 9 inch pastry lined pan, sprinkling sugar mixture over each layer. Dot with butter. Sprinkle with lemon juice. Roll out remaining dough; cut slits for escape of steam. Moisten rim of bottom crust. Place top crust over filling. Fold edge under bottom crust, pressing to seal. Flute edge.
  3. Bake at 450 degrees F (230 degrees C) for 10 minutes. Reduce temperature to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C), and bake for an additional 35 to 40 minutes.

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Reviews (279)

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Nancywis
283

Nancywis

I followed the recipe as written. Our neighbors gave us pears from their tree and I found this recipe to make. I took the pie over to their house and you should have seen the looks on their face. Pear pie? I think I will pass. They tried and said "it doesn't taste like pears, it tastes like apple pie. This is really good." I will definitely be making more this weekend as they gave me more pears. I will freeze and take several to work for a treat. I'm sure everyone will love it. Thank you. This is really delicious!!!

Lisa L
267

Lisa L

The filling is yummy - the only thing I did was to mix the sugar mixture together with the pears as others have suggested. But since I am not a baker and the thought of making the top crust look nice was terrifying, I made a crumble topping: 1/2 cup each butter and brown sugar mixed together with 1 cup flour. Pour the crumbles over the pears and bake at 350 for about an hour. I took it to a party tonight and everyone raved, even hubby who claims to not like pears. Thanks!!

JDRICKER
97

JDRICKER

This pie was a great hit with my family. I did add a half cup of cranraisins and sliced one green apple into the pie. Also I used Spendor which is a sugar substitute that you use the same amount that the recipe calls for.

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (8 total)

  • Calories
  • 360 cal
  • 18%
  • Fat
  • 16.5 g
  • 25%
  • Carbs
  • 51.6 g
  • 17%
  • Protein
  • 3.5 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 4 mg
  • 1%
  • Sodium
  • 318 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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