Bills Pear Pie
Recipe from The Food Channel
This wonderful fruit pie recipe was handed down from a fellow named Bill who clipped it out of a newspaper some 20 years ago. Year after year Bill brought his Pear Pie to family reunions and gatherings and it became known as Bill's Pear Pie.
Prep Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 45 mins
see savings1 9 inchpie shell, unbaked
see savings5fresh pear halves (2 1/2 whole pears cut in half lengthwise), cored and trimmed
see savings3 tablespoonsflour
see savings1/2 cupsugar
see savings1/4 teaspoonground ginger
see savings1 1/2 cupssour cream
see savings1/2 cupflour
see savings1/4 cupbrown sugar
see savings1/2 teaspoonnutmeg
see savings1/4 cupbutter, room temperature
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
Arrange trimmed pear halves, cut sides down, in unbaked pie crust.
Combine 1/2 cup flour, cup brown sugar, 1/2 tsp. nutmeg and cup butter in bowl and mix to coarse crumbled consistency. Spoon evenly over pie filling.
Bake pie for 20 to 25 minutes or until crumb topping is light golden brown.
Remove from oven and cool for 10 to 15 minutes before serving.