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Pear Praline Pie

Servings: 8
5 fresh Anjou, Bartlett or Bosc Pears
2/3 cup sugar
1/4 cup flour
1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
Dash salt
1 unbaked (9-inch) pie shell
Pecan Praline Topping

Core and slice pears. Toss pears with sugar, flour, lemon peel, ginger and salt. Sprinkle 1/4 of pecan
topping in pastry-lined pie plate. Add pear mixture. Sprinkle top with remaining pecan topping. Bake at
400 degrees F for 40 minutes. Serve warm or cold. Top with whipped cream or ice cream, if desired.

Pecan Praline Topping

Combine 1/2 cup packed brown sugar, 1/2 cup chopped pecans and 1/3 cup flour. Cut in 1/4 cup butter.

Note: Always use ripe pears.

Source: DianasDesserts.com
Date: June 8, 2002