Pear: Cheddar Pear Pie

posted by Becky 09-17-100 7:28 PM

From June/July 1998 Taste of Home
Cheddar Pear Pie

4 large ripe pears, peeled and thinly sliced
1/3 cup sugar
1 tbsp. cornstarch
1/8 tsp. salt
1 unbaked pie shell (9 inch)

1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1/2 cup flour
1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 tsp. salt

Preheat to 425.

In a bowl, combine pears, sugar, cornstarch, and salt. Pour into pastry shell. Combine topping ingredients until crumbly; sprinkle over filling. Bake for 25 to 35 minutes or until crust is golden and cheese is melted. Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Serve warm. Store in refrigerator.

6 to 8 servings.

Recipe submitted to magazine by Cynthia LaBree of Elmer, New Jersey

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