Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 9 inches 3 medium ripe pears, peeled and thinly sliced

  2. 3 medium tart apples, peeled and thinly sliced

  3. 1 cup plus 1 teaspoon sugar, divided

  4. 1 teaspoon lemon juice

  5. 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  6. 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

  7. 3 tablespoons butter

  8. 1 teaspoon whole milk

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Line a 9-in. pie plate with bottom pastry; trim to 1 in. beyond edge of plate. In a large bowl, combine the pears, apples, 1 cup sugar, lemon juice, cinnamon and nutmeg. Transfer mixture to crust; dot with butter. Roll out remaining pastry to fit top of pie; cut slits or decorative cutouts in pastry. Place over filling; trim, seal and flute edges. Add decorative cutouts if desired. Brush with milk; sprinkle with remaining sugar. Cover edges loosely with foil. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes. Remove foil; bake 30-35 minutes longer or until crust is golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 6-8 servings.


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