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California Pear Pie

Ingredients
  California bartlett pears 6 Large
  Dried apricots 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Whole cloves 8
  Packed brown sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Baked pie shell 9 Inch
Directions

Pare, halve and core pears; stuff with apricots.
Spread butter over bottom of 10-inch skillet; sprin- kle with half the sugar.
Place pears in skillet; sprinkle with remaining sugar, salt, lemon juice and cloves.
Add 1 cup water.
Cover; bring to a boil.
Reduce heat; simmer for about 20 minutes or until just tender.
Remove pears from pan with slotted spoon; drain well, reserving liquid.
Discard cloves.
Add enough water to reserved liquid to make 1 1/4 cups liquid.
Blend brown sugar and cornstarch; add to pear liquid.
Cook, stirring, over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil and is thickened.
Spoon half the sauce into pie shell; arrange pears in shell.
Spoon remaining sauce over pears.
Cool before cutting.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Pie
Interest: 
Party
Servings: 
8

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 259 Calories from Fat 61

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g10.7%

Saturated Fat 4 g20%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 15.1 mg5%

Sodium 84 mg3.5%

Total Carbohydrates 52 g17.4%

Dietary Fiber 6.1 g24.5%

Sugars 36.5 g

Protein 1 g2.4%

Vitamin A 10.2% Vitamin C 15.5%

Calcium 2.9% Iron 3.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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California Pear Pie Recipe