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Fresh Pear and Cranberry Pie Recipe

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Added: Thursday, August 21, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 frozen single-crust pie, thawed
1 cup fresh cranberries
cup sugar
3 tablespoons cornstarch
teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 tablespoons apple cider -or- water
8 cups sliced red and/or green ripe pears*
2 tablespoon caramel-flavored ice cream topping,
1 tablespoon sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 375 F. Arrange half of pears in prepared pastry; sprinkle with cup of cranberries. Arrange remaining pears atop cranberries. In bowl stir together cup sugar, cornstarch, cider, and nutmeg; drizzle evenly over pears. Cover pie with foil. Bake 40 minutes. Remove foil; sprinkle with 1 tablespoon sugar. Bake, uncovered, 30 to 35 minutes more or until pears are tender and juices are bubbly. Remove from oven and place on wire rack Meanwhile, in small saucepan combine remaining cranberries and 2 tablespoons caramel topping. Bring to boiling. Cook 1 minute. Remove from heat. Spoon over hot pie.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
* 7 to 8 pears; 3 to 3 lb. total

 

 

 

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