DEEP-DISH PEAR/CRANBERRY PIE

Ellen Bales

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@Starwriter

This is such an easy-to-make pie. The only real work is in coring and slicing the pears, or mixing up the crust if you make your own. I use a refrigerated pie crust--I find them to be just as good as homemade in most cases.


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Serves:

10

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Ingredients

1/3 c
sugar
2 Tbsp
all purpose flour
1/4 tsp
ground nutmeg
1/4 tsp
ground ginger
6 medium
pears cored and sliced
1 c
fresh or thawed frozen cranberries
1
refrigerated pie crust, top crust only

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a very large bowl combine sugar, flour, nutmeg and ginger. Add pear slices and cranberries; toss gently to coat.
2
Transfer mixture to an ungreased 2-qt. baking dish or casserole.
3
Roll out the pastry dough and place on top of baking dish. Crimp edges and make slits in top. May brush top of crust with a little milk and sprinkle with some sugar.
4
Bake in a 375-degree oven, uncovered, for 55 to 60 minutes or until pear mixture is bubbly.
5
Cool pie about 30 minutes and serve warm.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies, Fruit Desserts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #cranberries, #pears