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Cheddar Pear Pie Recipe
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Cheddar Pear Pie

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"Without a doubt, this is the best pie in my arsenal of recipes. It is a pear-filled pie topped with a crumble of brown sugar and Cheddar cheese."

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Original recipe makes 1 - 9 inch pie Change Servings
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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    45 mins
  • READY IN

    1 hr 5 mins

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Combine the flour, 1/2 cup brown sugar, and Cheddar cheese. Cut in the butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. Toss the sliced pears with the lemon juice. Combine the 1/2 cup brown sugar, cornstarch, and cinnamon in a separate bowl. Add the sugar mixture to the pears and toss to coat.
  4. Transfer the pears to the pie crust and top with the crumble mixture. Bake in the preheated oven until the top is golden brown, about 45 minutes.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Nov 01, 2008

Amazingly good! Very caramel-ly! I was lazy and didn't want to bother with a pie crust, so just made it as a crisp. I even left the peels on. I will make this again and again (a good way to use up too many ripe pears).

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 26, 2011

No good at all the first day. Very weird to mix a mild pear flavor with a strong cheese flavor. It was much better the second and third day. Still, not enough to make it again.

 
May 07, 2009

This was amazing. I made it with combination of two types of pears and some granny smith apples. Next time, I might even make it as a crumble/crisp because the crust was not even needed!

 
Dec 07, 2008

I've been meaning to write my review for a few weeks now...after having made this pie 3 times already this Fall. I wasn't too sure about the Cheddar cheese but was it ever the best! The topping is just sweet enough to offset the pear filling. We had so many left-over pears and this was a wonderful way to use them up. I even made a pie for my neighbors..they loved it! Thanks much for sharing.

 
Oct 07, 2008

Delicious My son-in-law tried to eat it all

 
Oct 07, 2009

YUMMY! Made it exact and loved it! Used sharp cheddar but you really don't taste the cheese - will probably use a little more next time. Thank you!

 
Oct 19, 2009

Very good, but I'd like it better with sharp cheddar cheese. Family loves this recipe!

 
Sep 14, 2009

I made this as mini pies in a muffin tin when I realized I had no available pie plates! This was good, but I was expecting a little more from the cheddar; I couldn't even tell it was there. This does taste like apple pie, just a touched more sweet. This is def worth trying & I will prob make it again, should I have pears in need of using in the future. If I make it again, I think I'll shred my own cheese (used pre-shredded from a bag) and see if that helps.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 547 kcal
  • 27%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 87.3 g
  • 28%
  • Cholesterol
  • 30 mg
  • 10%
  • Fat
  • 21.1 g
  • 32%
  • Fiber
  • 6.7 g
  • 27%
  • Protein
  • 6 g
  • 12%
  • Sodium
  • 281 mg
  • 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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