Creamy Pear Pie Recipe
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Creamy Pear Pie Recipe

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There aren't many recipes using fresh pears. I heard this recipe on the radio while I was driving the tractor in the field. I kept repeating the ingredients over and over until it was time to go in the house for lunch, then I wrote the recipe down on paper. We've enjoyed it every summer since.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 55 min.
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 55 min.
MAKES: 6-8 servings


  • 4 cups sliced peeled pears
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 unbaked pie pastry (9 inches)
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 324 calories, 15g fat (8g saturated fat), 33mg cholesterol, 145mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (22g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, toss pears with sugar and flour. Combine sour cream and extracts; add to pear mixture until blended. Pour into pie shell.
  2. In a small bowl, mix toppings ingredients until crumbly. Sprinkle over pears. Bake at 400° for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 350°; bake 45 minutes more or until the pears are tender. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Creamy Pear Pie in Country August/September 1993, p49

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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amehart User ID: 1464390 244503
Reviewed Feb. 26, 2016

"Excellent recipe - easy and delicious! Family thoroughly enjoyed it so will definitely make again. Thank you!"

angela32 User ID: 3084463 21647
Reviewed Oct. 8, 2013

"This was good. My pears weren't as sweet, so I upped the sugar a little."

mkeawsh User ID: 6124635 7433
Reviewed Jul. 28, 2011

"This was one of the best pies I have ever tasted. I am not partial to pie usually but this is the exception."

Kari M User ID: 4137844 10521
Reviewed Nov. 25, 2009

"I tried this with canned pears and it did not taste as good, also used veggie peeler to peel the pears worked great."

Kari M User ID: 4137844 39015
Reviewed Nov. 19, 2009

"This pie is sooo good, my whole family loves it and I will be making it many times again. The only down fall is the prep of the pears."

noudder User ID: 3488297 10520
Reviewed Aug. 25, 2009

"I wonder whether this would work with frozen pears. Maybe I'll try it someday, adding an extra spoon of flour."

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