Fresh Pear Pie
Printed from healthyfamilycookin.blogspot.com
*Makes one 9" pie
1/2 Cup + 1/4 Cup butter, divided
1 Cup + 4 Tbsp. all-purpose white flour, divided
1 Tbsp.+1 Cup white sugar, divided
1 tsp. vanilla
3-4 large fresh ripe pears, peeled and sliced
Preheat oven to 325 F. Melt 1/2 Cup of the butter. In a medium bowl, mix melted butter with 1 Cup of the flour and 1 Tbsp. sugar to form a ball. Press dough into a 9" pie pan.
Soften 1/4 Cup of butter. In a medium bowl, mix softened butter with 1 Cup of white sugar, 4 Tbsp. white flour, 2 eggs and 1 tsp. vanilla. Mix until well combined.
Place peeled and sliced pears on top of dough in pie pan and pour custard mixture over top. Bake in preheated 325 F oven for 80 to 90 minutes (1 hour 20-30 minutes) or until top is crusty and lightly brown and inside filling has set.
Recipe Source: Slightly adapted from recipe given to me by Julia R., a dear friend and neighbor