Pear Crunch Pie

Pear Crunch Pie Recipe

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Lynette !


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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  • 6 medium
    ripe pears, peeled, cored, and sliced
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1/2 c
  • 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
  • 1/2 c
    chopped pecans

How to Make Pear Crunch Pie


  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.

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About Pear Crunch Pie

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

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