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Pear Cheesecake Pie

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Ingredients
  Canned pear halves 16 Ounce, well drained and chopped (1 Can)
  Cream cheese 8 Ounce, softened (1 Package)
  Eggs 2
  Dairy sour cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Shredded lemon peel 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Unsweetened whipped cream 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Prepare Graham Cracker crust.
Press crumb mixture firmly onto bottom and sides of a 9-inch pie plate.
Chill about 1 hour or till firm.
For filling, in mixer bowl beat cream cheese with electric mixer or rotary beater till fluffy.
Stir in eggs, sour cream, lemon peel, and lemon juice.
Add sugar, flour, salt, and nutmeg; beat till smooth.
Stir in chopped pears.
Turn filling into chilled crumb crust.
Bake in 375° oven for 30 minutes or just till filling is set.
Cool on rack; chill thoroughly before serving.
To serve, garnish pie with unsweetened whipped cream; sprinkle lightly with some additional graham cracker crumbs, if desired.
Cover; chill to store.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Pear

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