Pear Crunch Pie Recipe

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Pear Crunch Pie

Lynette !

By
@breezermom

Not sure why, but we didn't eat fresh pears at my house when I was growing up. When I went on a diet, I started eating more fresh fruit, and found I really enjoy pears!


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Rating:

Serves:

8-10

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

6 medium
ripe pears, peeled, cored, and sliced
2 Tbsp
lemon juice
1/2 c
sugar
1/4 c
all-purpose flour
1 tsp
lemon zest, grated
1
unbaked 10-inch pastry shell
1 c
all=purpose flour
1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/4 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp
ground nutmeg
1/2 c
butter
1/2 c
chopped pecans

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine pears and lemon juice in a large bowl; toss gently. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup sugar, 1/4 cup flour, and lemon rind; toss well. Arrange the pear mixture in the pastry shell. Set aside.
2
Combine 1 cup flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a medium bowl; stir well. Cut in the butter with a pastry blender until the mixture resembles coarse meal. Stir in the chopped pecans; sprinkle the pecan mixture evenly over the pear mixture.
3
Bake at 400 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes or until the pears are tender and the crust is a golden brown.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #homemade, #pears, #pie