Spiced Gingered Pear Pie

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 1 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

Crust

1
box Pillsbury® refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box

Filling

1/2
cup packed light brown sugar
1/4
cup granulated sugar
2
tablespoons cornstarch
3
tablespoons finely chopped crystallized ginger
1
teaspoon finely grated lemon peel
6
cups thinly sliced peeled pears (6 medium)
1
tablespoon butter, cut into small pieces

Topping

1
tablespon water
4
teaspoons granulated sugar

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. 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.
  • 3 Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until pears are tender and crust is golden brown. After 15 to 20 minutes of baking, cover crust edge with strips of foil to prevent excessive browning.
  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. 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.
  • 3 Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until pears are tender and crust is golden brown. After 15 to 20 minutes of baking, cover crust edge with strips of foil to prevent excessive browning.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Ripe Anjou or Bosc pears work well for pies; choose fruit that is fragrant and slightly soft to the touch.

Serve this pie warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream drizzled with caramel sauce.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
420
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
14%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
280mg
280%;
Total Carbohydrate
74g
74%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
32g
32%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 1/2 Fruit; 2 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; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
5
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.