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Crunchy Pear Pie

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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!
Ingredients
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Juice drained from pears 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Grated lemon rind 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Pear halves 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Unbaked pie shell 1
  Sifted flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Party

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1 Comment

Anonymous's picture
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???