Cheese and Pear Pie

Cheese and Pear Pie Recipe

A perfect pear and cheese sensation
Yield: 6    Preparation Time: 20 minutes    Cooking Time: 45 minutes
This has to be the best pie recipe. A pear-filled pie topped with a delicious crumble of brown sugar and cheddar cheese.


For the crumble:
½ cup brown sugar
½ cup flour
¼ cup butter
½ cup shredded Cheddar cheese

For the pie:
6 cups peeled and sliced pears
3 tablespoons cornstarch
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
½ cup brown sugar
¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon
Unbaked pie crust

Recipe Instructions

Preheat the oven to 200C

Make the crumbs.
Mix together the flour, brown sugar and cheddar cheese. Add the butter to the mixture and combine until it looks like coarse crumbs.

Make the filling.
Pour the lemon juice over the pears to stop them from browning. Mix together the brown sugar, cornstarch and cinnamon in a separate bowl then toss the pears with this mixture.

Make the pie.
Place the pears into the pie crust and top this with the crumble mixture. Place this in the oven and bake for 45 minutes until golden.


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