Pear and Cranberry Crumble Pie Recipe

This showstopper marries mellow golden pears with tart 'n tangy cranberries, and topped with a sweet and spicy crumble of brown sugar, cinnamon and allspice.
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Ingredients
  • 1 refrigerated pie crust (from 15-ounce package)
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Cinnamon, Ground
  • 1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Allspice, Ground
  • 6 firm ripe pears, cored, peeled and sliced
  • 3/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) cold butter, cut into chunks
Directions
PREP
20 mins
COOK
1 hr
1. Preheat oven to 375° F. Prepare pie crust as directed on package for one-crust pie using 9-inch pie plate.

2. Mix granulated sugar, cornstarch, 1/2 teaspoon of the cinnamon and 1/8 teaspoon of the allspice in large bowl. Add pears and cranberries; toss to coat well. Spoon evenly into crust.

3. Mix flour, brown sugar, remaining 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon and 1/8 teaspoon allspice in small bowl. Cut in butter until coarse crumbs form. Sprinkle evenly over fruit in crust. Place pie on large baking sheet.

4. Bake 1 hour or until pears are tender and topping is lightly browned. Cool on wire rack.Test Kitchen Tip: For best results, use firm, ripe pears that just yield to gentle pressure.

Apple and Cranberry Crumble Pie:
Prepare as directed. Use 6 apples, cored, peeled and sliced, in place of the pears.

Ginger Pear and Cranberry Crumble Pie:
Prepare as directed. Omit cinnamon and allspice. Use 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Ground Ginger in the pear mixture and 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger in the crumb topping
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Nutrition (per serving)
Calories: 338 Calories
Fat: 10 Grams
Protein: 2 Grams
Cholesterol: 14 Milligrams
Carbohydrates: 60 Grams
Sodium: 124 Milligrams
Fiber: 2 Grams

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