Crunchy Pear Pie Recipe

This Crunchy Pear Pie is one of the most well-loved desserts. With this relatively simple recipe, this Crunchy Pear Pie is made in no time. Perfect to go for a satisfying breakfast pick too!
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Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
MethodInterest Group


 Sugar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Cornstarch2 Tablespoon
 Salt1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Ginger1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Juice drained from pears1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Grated lemon rind1 Teaspoon
 Lemon juice1 Tablespoon
 Pear halves2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Unbaked pie shell1
 Sifted flour1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Brown sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Butter/Margarine1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3014 Calories from Fat 1278

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 144 g222%

Saturated Fat 77.4 g387%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 241.9 mg80.6%

Sodium 1089.7 mg45.4%

Total Carbohydrates 422 g140.6%

Dietary Fiber 16.6 g66.4%

Sugars 178.4 g

Protein 21 g42.4%

Vitamin A 57.6% Vitamin C 42.1%

Calcium 10.1% Iron 47.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Combine sugar, corn starch, salt and 1/4 teaspoon ginger in a saucepan.
Blend in pear juice.
Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and comes to a boil.
Remove from heat.
Add lemon rind and lemon juice.
Cut pear halves in half lengthwise, arrange in pastry shell.
Pour thickened syrup over top of pears.
Blend together flour, brown sugar, butter and remaining sugar with a pastry blender until mixture looks like coarse crumbs.
Stir in nuts.
Sprinkle over top of pears.
Bake in a hot oven (425°F.) 20 to 25 minutes.
Makes one 9-inch pie.



Anonymous says :

There aren't any crunchy ingredients listed, but in the directions it says to add nuts. What was used in the original recipe, and how much???
Posted on: 2 December 2011 - 2:48am