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Whole Wheat Pear Pie

Whole Wheat Pear Pie

30 Prep Time
50 Cook Time
8 Servings
Whole wheat flour kicks the nutrients up a notch in this tasty pear pie.
INGREDIENTS

Pie Filling

  • 4–5 Bosc or Comice USA Pears
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons whole wheat flour
  • ¾ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • ½ cup whole wheat flour
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ cup soft butter or margarine

Pie Crust

  • 1 ¼ cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • ⅓ cup oil
  • 3 tablespoons milk
DIRECTIONS

For filling: Core, slice, and peel pears, reserving 3 slices for garnish. Toss pears with ½ cup sugar, 2 tablespoons whole wheat flour, ¾ teaspoon cinnamon, and lemon juice. Place in pie crust. Sprinkle with topping mixture of remaining flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, and butter.

Bake at 350 degrees for 50 minutes. Garnish with reserved pear slices.

For pie crust: Combine whole wheat flour with sugar, oil, and milk, mixing well. Mixture will be crumbly. Press into 9-inch pie plate.

yield: Makes 1 pie

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