Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Partridge in a Pear Tree Pie ™

This is a great pie to serve at your holiday get togethers or anytime.

It's one of my family favorites, I hope it's yours too.

1 package prepared pie crust (2 crusts)
6-8 pears (peeled and sliced)
1/2 - 3/4 c sugar adjust amount
1 tsp cinnamon
Pinch nutmeg (optional)
2 T. cold  butter cut into pieces
1 tsp. lemon
1-2 T. cornstarch

Remove pie crust from refrigerator  and let thaw for a few minutes.

Preheat oven to 350' F.

Rinse, peel, and slice pears. Place in mixing bowl.

Place 1 pie crust in bottom of pie dish.

Add cornstarch, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg to pears. Mix well with wooden spoon.

Put pears in bottom crust of unbaked pie shell.

Top pears with lemon juice. Place butter over pears.

Put remaining crust on top. Make 3- 4 slits in top crust.

Bake pie on 350 for 45 - 1 hr.

Serves 8-10


Lissaloo said...

It sounds delicious!

Katy ~ said...

A pear pie? This sounds GOOD!

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