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Heavenly Pears

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  Pear 1 Pound, halves (ounce)
  Egg yolks 2
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Soda 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Graham cracker crumbs 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vanilla extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), melted

Drain pears; reserve 1 cup liquid.
In saucepan, combine pear liquid, egg yolks, sugar, 1 tablespoon lemon juice and 2 tablespoons flour; mix well.
Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil.
Boil I minute.
Pour into greased 2-quart casserole.
Arrange pear halves over sauce.
Combine remaining ingredients in small mixer bowl.
Mix at low speed of mixer until well blended.
Sprinkle over pears.
Bake at 375° for 30 to 35 minutes.
Drop Meringue by spoonfuls around edge of casserole.
Bake 5 minutes longer.

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Heavenly Pears Recipe