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Fresh Pear Crostata

Tender pie crust wraps around luscious pears in a dessert that bakes up on a cookie sheet--no pie pan needed!

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

1/2
cup sugar
3
tablespoons all-purpose flour
4
cups chopped peeled ripe pears (8 to 9 medium)
1
box Pillsbury® refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
1
teaspoon sugar
2
tablespoons sliced almonds

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 450°F. In medium bowl, mix 1/2 cup sugar and the flour. Gently stir in pears to coat.
  • 2 Remove 1 pie crust from pouch; unroll crust into ungreased 15x10-inch pan with sides.
  • 3 Spoon pear mixture onto center of crust to within 2 inches of edge. Carefully fold 2-inch edge of crust up over pear mixture, pleating crust slightly as necessary. Sprinkle 1 teaspoon sugar over crust edge.
  • 4 Bake 14 to 20 minutes or until pears are tender and crust is golden brown, sprinkling almonds over pear mixture during last 5 minutes of bake time. Cool 15 minutes. Cut into wedges; serve warm.
  • 1 Heat oven to 450°F. In medium bowl, mix 1/2 cup sugar and the flour. Gently stir in pears to coat.
  • 2 Remove 1 pie crust from pouch; unroll crust into ungreased 15x10-inch pan with sides.
  • 3 Spoon pear mixture onto center of crust to within 2 inches of edge. Carefully fold 2-inch edge of crust up over pear mixture, pleating crust slightly as necessary. Sprinkle 1 teaspoon sugar over crust edge.
  • 4 Bake 14 to 20 minutes or until pears are tender and crust is golden brown, sprinkling almonds over pear mixture during last 5 minutes of bake time. Cool 15 minutes. Cut into wedges; serve warm.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Serve each slice with a scoop of cinnamon or vanilla ice cream.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
130mg
130%;
Total Carbohydrate
40g
40%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
21g
21%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.