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Homemade Pear Crunch Pie

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Ingredients
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Corn starch 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Canned pear halves 29 Ounce (1 can, Stokely's finest)
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  9 inch pie shell 1 , unbaked
  Oatmeal 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Margarine 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), melted
  Pecans 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), chopped
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 425° Fahrenheit.

MAKING
2. In a saucepan, mix sugar, cornstarch, salt and nutmeg.
3. Drain canned pears reserving 1 ½ cups liquids.
4. Add the reserved liquid the saucepan.
5. Over medium heat, cook until the mixture is thick and clear.
6. Remove the pan from heat and stir in butter and lemon juice.

FINALISING
7. Into the bottom of the unbaked pie shell, arranged drained pears and pour the sauce over it.
8. In a bowl, mix together all the topping ingredients and spread on the pie.
9. Bake the pie in preheated oven for 15 minutes and then reduce the temperature to 350° Fahrenheit for another 40-45 minutes until the pie is done.

SERVING
10. Slice and serve Pear Crunch Pie.
11. If desired, serve with a dollop of ice cream.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Ingredient: 
Pear
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Servings: 
10

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