French Pear Pie

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Appears in

Farm Journal's Complete Pie Cookbook

Farm Journal's Complete Pie Cookbook

By Nell B. Nichols

Published 1965

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Spices, orange and lemon flavors and ripe, juicy pears blend deliciously


  • Unbaked 9" pie shell
  • 5 large Bartlett pears
  • 3 tblsp. frozen orange juice concentrate
  • ½ tsp. grated lemon peel
  • ¾ c. flour
  • ½ c. sugar
  • tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. ginger
  • c. butter or margarine


  • Peel, core and slice pears thinly. Toss lightly with undiluted orange juice concentrate and lemon peel. Arrange in pie shell.
  • Mix together remaining ingredients until crumbly. Sprinkle evenly over pears, being careful to cover all.
  • Bake in hot oven (400°F.) 40 minutes, or until fruit is tender.