Fresh Pear and Cranberry Pie Recipe

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Fresh Pear and Cranberry Pie
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  1. Prepare and roll out Pastry for Single-Crust Pie (below). Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Arrange half of pears in prepared pastry; sprinkle with 1/2 cup of cranberries. Arrange remaining pears atop cranberries. In bowl stir together 1/4 cup sugar, cornstarch, cider, and nutmeg; drizzle evenly over pears. Cover pie with foil.
  3. Bake 40 minutes. Remove foil; sprinkle with 1 tablespoon sugar. Bake, uncovered, 30 to 35 minutes more or until pears are tender and juices are bubbly. Remove from oven and place on wire rack.
  4. Meanwhile, in small saucepan combine remaining cranberries and 2 tablespoons caramel topping. Bring to boiling. Cook 1 minute. Remove from heat. Spoon over hot pie.
  5. Serve warm. Drizzle with additional caramel topping. Make 8 servings.
  6. Pastry for a Single-Crust Pie: In bowl stir together 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Using a pastry blender cut in 1/2 cup shortening until pieces are pea-size. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon cold water over part of the flour mixture; gently toss with a fork. Push moistened dough to side of the bowl. Repeat, using 1 tablespoon water at a time (4 to 5 tablespoons total), until flour mixture is moistened. Form dough into ball. On floured surface flatten with hands. Roll dough from center to edges into a 13-inch circle. To transfer pastry, wrap around rolling pin. Unroll pastry into a 9-inch deep-dish pie pan. Ease pastry into plate without stretching it. Trim pastry to 1 inch beyond edge of pie plate. Fold under extra pastry.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 123.16 Kcal (516 kJ)
Calories from fat 33.13 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.68g 6%
Cholesterol 0.02mg 0%
Sodium 54.68mg 2%
Potassium 119.9mg 3%
Total Carbs 22.53g 8%
Sugars 11.81g 47%
Dietary Fiber 3.31g 13%
Protein 0.71g 1%
Vitamin C 4.4mg 7%
Iron 0.3mg 2%
Calcium 13.8mg 1%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 110.13 Kcal (461 kJ)
Calories from fat 29.62 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.29g 6%
Cholesterol 0.01mg 0%
Sodium 48.9mg 2%
Potassium 107.21mg 3%
Total Carbs 20.15g 8%
Sugars 10.56g 47%
Dietary Fiber 2.96g 13%
Protein 0.64g 1%
Vitamin C 3.9mg 7%
Iron 0.3mg 2%
Calcium 12.3mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 2.1
  • 3

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • cholesterol free,
  • good source of fiber

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