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Creamy Pear Pie

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 55 min.


6-8 servings

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.


  • 4 cups sliced peeled pears
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup 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


  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.

Nutrition Facts

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

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  • amehart
    Feb 26, 2016

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

  • angela32
    Oct 8, 2013

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

  • Shiloh592
    Mar 17, 2013

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  • mkeawsh
    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
    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
    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
    Aug 25, 2009

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

  • jennifer.zuniga
    Aug 25, 2009

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  • lisa53202
    Aug 26, 2008

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