Deep Dish Pear Pie Recipe

Deep Dish Pear Pie picture

Summary

Preparation Time40 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In1 Hr 0 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings6
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Pears2 Pound, peeled halved and cored
 Lemon juice1 Tablespoon
 All purpose flour3 Tablespoon
 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Salt1 Dash
 Ground cinnamon1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Ground nutmeg1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Butter1 Tablespoon
 Cheddar cheese pastry1

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 328 Calories from Fat 53

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g9.4%

Saturated Fat 2.5 g12.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 8 mg

Sodium 97.3 mg4.1%

Total Carbohydrates 69 g23.1%

Dietary Fiber 5.4 g21.5%

Sugars 49.5 g

Protein 3 g5.5%

Vitamin A 2.4% Vitamin C 12.6%

Calcium 2.7% Iron 5.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven at 350°.
2) Cut the pears in halves.

MAKING
3) Use a 1 1/2 -quart casserole or deep-dish 9-inch pie plate to place the pears.
4) Squeeze lemon juice on top.
5) In a bowl, add flour, sugar, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg to combine well.
6) Sprinkle this mixture over pears and dot with butter.
7) Place Cheddar Cheese Pastry on top and crimp the pastry at the sides of dish.
8) Make small slits over the pastry sheet to release steam.
9) Place the pie plate inside oven to bake for 30 to 40 minutes.

SERVING
10) Top with whipped cream before serving.
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