Red Anjou Pie

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Red Anjou Pie

A flavorful pie combining Red Anjou pears and the subtle tartness of dried apricots. Pecans add a conserve-like element.

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Ingredients

  • 4 firm ripe Northwest Red Anjou pears, cored and coarsely diced
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 1/3 cup Granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup diced dried apricots
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
  • Pastry dough for double crust pie
  • 2 tablespoons butter, cut into small pieces

Preparation

Preparation

1 Pre-heat oven to 350° F. Gently toss diced pears with lemon juice. Mix together sugar, flour, cinnamon, apricots and pecans.
2 Gently mix together pears and dry ingredients.
3 Pour into prepared bottom pie crust. Dot top of pear mixture with butter pieces.
4 op either with a full crust, or cut top crust into lattice. Crimp crust edges.
5 If using a top crust, cut several slits to vent the pie. Bake at 350°F for 45-50 minutes, or until golden brown. Remove from oven and cool on rack.

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A flavorful pie combining Red Anjou pears and the subtle tartness of dried apricots. Pecans add a conserve-like element.

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