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Pear Pie Filling Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
In memory of Virginia Nowell Dillion Bennett

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 c. sugar
1 c. cornstarch
2 tsp. ground cinnamon
tsp. ground nutmeg
1 tsp. salt
10 c. water
3 T. lemon juice
5 to 6 lb. pears, peeled, cored and sliced

Directions:
Directions:
In a large saucepan, blend sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Stir in water and cook until it begins to thicken, stirring constantly. Add lemon juice. Pack pears into hot, sterilized jars, leaving 1 inch headspace. Fill jars with hot syrup. (Use a spatula to help distribute syrup). Adjust lids and process in boiling water bath as directed. (Process pints for 14 minutes and quarts for 20 minutes.)

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6 quarts or 12 pints

 

 

 

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