Sunday Supper Suggestion, Pear Creme Pie

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For this week's Sunday Dinner, I would like to suggest the following...

Pear Creme Pie, with a whole wheat crust (also dairy free).
Pear Creme Pie
This pie is delicious! I have taken the liberty to give it a slight rename, from Pear Pie to Pear Creme Pie. It does not have any cream, but like many pies from years ago in frugal times, sugar and eggs formed a creamy filling when combined with fruit. And this pie is no exception.

The pie is enhanced with a whole wheat pie crust, which gives the rich (but not too sweet) filling a crunchy, and nutty contrast in taste. You may add a bit of whipped cream or ice cream if you like, but this pie is also wonderful, plain.


Pear Creme Pie.

It is suggested that you use Bosc pears, when I went to the market there were beautiful Bartlett pears, and that is what went into this pie. Something tells me that any ripe pear could be used for this pie, and probably has, through the years.

I had never heard of Pear Pie, but I am very glad I found this recipe.

Pear Creme Pie
adapted from:  tasting spoons
450-degree oven

1 9 inch crust, for a whole wheat version, look here.

4 large pears, peeled and sliced
3/4 c sugar
1/4 c flour
1 egg
2 t vanilla
dash salt

1 1/2 T butter, cut into small pieces

cardamom or nutmeg to sprinkle over the top - if desired

Place pear slices into pie crust.

Combine sugar, flour, egg, vanilla and salt. Beat until creamy. Spread mixture over the surface of the pears in the pie shell. Dot with butter. Dust the top of the pie with cardamom or nutmeg if desired.


Pear Creme Pie.

Bake in a preheated 450-degree oven for 10 minutes, reduce heat to 350 and bake 30-45 minutes or until golden and done in your oven.

Let cool completely before serving.





Have a wonderful dinner!

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Comments

  1. Easy as pie! I'm looking forward to the opening of our farmers' market in a couple of weeks and all that fresh fruit! Pies are definitely on the summer menu!

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  2. Sorry it took so long to visit – I’ve been off on vacation! Thanks for sharing on the What’s for Dinner link up!

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  3. Your Pear Creme Pie looks delicious, Melynda. We love the celebration of Sunday Supper and this pie is the perfect dessert. Thank you so much for being a part of Hearth and Soul. I've featured your pie at this week's party. Hope to 'see' you there!

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  4. ooooooh this sounds heavenly! Thanks for sharing on Homestead Blog Hop! :)

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  5. thanks for your suggestion we may just try it we have had pear pie before but this is a bit new and sounds so yummy
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