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Apple Pear Pie Recipe
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Apple Pear Pie Recipe

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This fruit pie, brimming with apples and pears, really says "fall." What a yummy way to use your backyard bounty or the pickings from local orchards! I've made plenty of pies over the years, and this is a real standout. —Grace Camp, Owingsville, Kentucky
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 1 hour
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 1 hour
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • Pastry for double-crust pie (9 inches)
  • 3 medium ripe pears, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 3 medium tart apples, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 cup plus 1 teaspoon sugar, divided
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon whole milk

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 438 calories, 19g fat (9g saturated fat), 22mg cholesterol, 244mg sodium, 67g carbohydrate (38g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.

Directions

  1. Line a 9-in. pie plate with bottom pastry; trim to 1 in. beyond edge of plate. In a large bowl, combine the pears, apples, 1 cup sugar, lemon juice, cinnamon and nutmeg. Transfer mixture to crust; dot with butter.
  2. Roll out remaining pastry to fit top of pie; cut slits or decorative cutouts in pastry. Place over filling; trim, seal and flute edges. Add decorative cutouts if desired. Brush with milk; sprinkle with remaining sugar. Cover edges loosely with foil.
  3. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes. Remove foil; bake 30-35 minutes longer or until crust is golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Apple Pear Pie in Country Woman September/October 2003, p33


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CourtGoldin User ID: 6228157 60199
Reviewed Sep. 25, 2011

"I made this last night and it turned out amazingly well. There are a few things I would do differently but they all have to do with the crust and not the filling for the pie. I loved how thinly the fruit was suggested to be sliced. I would definitely make this pie again!"

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cyn2978 User ID: 5624313 90013
Reviewed Jan. 6, 2011

"Delicious and super simple to make."

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cseverud User ID: 3346054 56434
Reviewed Oct. 16, 2010

"delicious and easy to make"

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