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.


Bills Pear Pie

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Servings: 8
Prep Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 45 mins
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Ingredients
  • 1  9  inch 
    pie shell, unbaked
  • 5   
    fresh pear halves (2 1/2 whole pears cut in half lengthwise), cored and trimmed
  • 3   tablespoons 
    flour
  • 1/2  cup 
    sugar
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    ground ginger
  • 1 1/2  cups 
    sour cream
  • 1/2  cup 
    flour
  • 1/4  cup 
    brown sugar
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    nutmeg
  • 1/4  cup 
    butter, room temperature
Directions
1.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
2.
Arrange trimmed pear halves, cut sides down, in unbaked pie crust.
3.
Combine 3 tablespoons flour, 1/2 cup sugar, teaspoon ginger and 11/2 cups sour cream in bowl and whisk to blend. Spoon evenly over pears.
4.
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.
5.
Bake pie for 20 to 25 minutes or until crumb topping is light golden brown.
6.
Remove from oven and cool for 10 to 15 minutes before serving.
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