Pear Recipes

Creamy Pear Pie Crunch

Filling: 3/4 cup sugar 1 Tbs. corn starch 1/4 tsp. cinnamon 1/8 tsp. nutmeg (optional) 1/8 tsp. salt 1/2 cup cream 1 Tbs. lemon juice 2 1/2 cups pears, cored and sliced Crust: 1/2 cup butter - melted 1 - 1 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 cup flour 1 cup oatmeal 1/4 tsp. baking powder

Stuffed Pears

8 oz cream cheese 1-2 Tbs Black Raspberry Liqueur 4 large pears lemon juice 2 Tbs chopped pistachios mint leaves for garnish Stir cream cheese and raspberry liqueur together. Slice pears in half lengthwise and hollow out centers. Dip pears in lemon juice to prevent browning. Spoon cream cheese mixture into pears and sprinkle with

Gourmet Pears

1 egg yolk 3 Tbs sour cream 3 Tbs granulated sugar 1 Tbs rum 1 large pear, cut in half lengthwise and cored 2 Tbs brown sugar Mix together egg yolk, sour cream and white sugar. Heat in sauce pan until thickened. Add rum. Pour over pears. Sprinkle brown sugar on top. Broil until sauce and brown sugar are "bubbly".