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Pear Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Velma Wilcox
Added: Wednesday, April 1, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
8 c. thinly sliced peeled pears
3/4 c. sugar
1/4 c. quick-cooking tapioca
1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
Pastry for 9" double pie crust
1 egg, lightly beaten
1/4 c. heavy cream, optional

Directions:
Directions:
In a large bowl, combine pears, sugar, tapioca and nutmeg. Line a pie plate with bottom crust; add pear mixture. Roll out remaining pastry to fit top of pie; cut large silts in top. Place over filling; seal and flute edges. Brush with egg. Bake at 375 for 55-60 minutes or until the pears are tender. Remove to a wire rack. Pour cream through slits if desired.

 

 

 

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