• 8 Ratings

This cranberry pie recipe adds ripe pear slices with caramel sauce for extra sweetness.

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Fresh Pear and Cranberry Pie

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Prepare and roll out Pastry for Single-Crust Pie (below). Preheat oven to 375 F.

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  • Arrange half of pears in prepared pastry; sprinkle with 1/2 cup of cranberries. Arrange remaining pears atop cranberries. In bowl stir together 1/4 cup sugar, cornstarch, cider, and nutmeg; drizzle evenly over pears. Cover pie with foil.

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  • Bake 40 minutes. Remove foil; sprinkle with 1 tablespoon sugar. Bake, uncovered, 30 to 35 minutes more or until pears are tender and juices are bubbly. Remove from oven and place on wire rack.

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  • Meanwhile, in small saucepan combine remaining cranberries and 2 tablespoons caramel topping. Bring to boiling. Cook 1 minute. Remove from heat. Spoon over hot pie.

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  • Serve warm. Drizzle with additional caramel topping. Make 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Fresh Pear and Cranberry Pie)

357 calories; 13 g total fat; 3 g saturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 93 mg sodium. 242 mg potassium; 59 g carbohydrates; 6 g fiber; 28 g sugar; 1 g protein; 729 IU vitamin a; 8 mg vitamin c; 20 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;

Pastry for Single-Crust Pie

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In bowl stir together flour and salt. Using a pastry blender cut in shortening until pieces are pea-size. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon cold water over part of the flour mixture; gently toss with a fork. Push moistened dough to side of the bowl. Repeat, using 1 tablespoon water at a time, until flour mixture is moistened. Form dough into ball. On floured surface flatten with hands. Roll dough from center to edges into a 13-inch circle. To transfer pastry, wrap around rolling pin. Unroll pastry into a 9-inch deep-dish pie pan. Ease pastry into plate without stretching it. Trim pastry to 1 inch beyond edge of pie plate. Fold under extra pastry.

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Reviews

8 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1