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Spiced Gingered Pear Pie

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Spiced Gingered Pear Pie
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 8
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Sep 6, 2010

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg Pillsbury* Refrigerated Pie Crusts, softened as directed on box

  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) packed light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) granulated sugar
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) cornstarch
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) finely chopped crystallized ginger
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) finely grated lemon peel
  • 6 cups (1.5 L) thinly sliced peeled pears (6 medium)
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) butter, cut into small pieces

  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) water
  • 4 tsp (20 mL) granulated sugar

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 425ºF. Make pie crusts as directed on box for Two-Crust Pie using 9-inch glass pie pan.
  • 2
    In large bowl, mix brown sugar, 1/4 cup granulated sugar and the cornstarch. Stir in ginger and lemon peel. Add pears; toss gently. Spoon into crust-lined pan. Dot with butter. Top with second crust; seal edge and flute. Cut slits or shapes in several places in top crust. Brush crust with water; sprinkle with 4 teaspoons sugar. Cover edge of crust with 2 to 3 inch strips of foil to prevent excessive browning; remove foil last 15 minutes of baking.
  • 3
    Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until pears are tender and crust is golden brown.

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