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California Pear Pie

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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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