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Cheddar Pear Pie

Cheddar Pear Pie

Ingredients

  • FOR THE CRUMBLE
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • FOR THE PIE
  • 6 cups peeled and sliced pears
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • unbaked pie crust

Directions

  1. Combine the flour, 1/2 cup brown sugar, and Cheddar cheese. Cut in the butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  2. Toss the sliced pears with the lemon juice. Combine the 1/2 cup brown sugar, cornstarch, and cinnamon in a separate bowl. Add the sugar mixture to the pears and toss to coat.
  3. Transfer the pears to the pie crust and top with the crumble mixture. Bake at 400 degrees adding top coals after about 15 minutes until the top is golden brown, about 45 minutes.