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Pear Squares Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Terry Wasson
Added: Thursday, August 6, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c. all-purpose flour
2 c. packed brown sugar
1 stick butter, softened
1 c. chopped blanched almonds
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1 c. plain yogurt
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 egg
1 can (16oz) pears, drained, dried, and cut into chunks

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat the oven to 350. In a large bowl, combine the flour, brown sugar, and butter; using your hands, mix until crumbly. Stir in the nuts. Press 2 3/4 cups of the crumb mixture into the bottom of an ungreased 9X13" baking dish. Add the cinnamon, baking soda, salt, yogurt, vanilla, and egg to the remaining crumbly mixture; mix well. Stir in the pears then spoon evenly over the crumb bottom. Bake for 40 minutes, or until a wooden toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Let cool for 1 hour. Cut into squares and serve.

 

 

 

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