Apple Buttery Pear Pie

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READY IN: 2hrs 35mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil, and spray with nonstick cooking spray.
  • In a big bowl, whisk together sugar, flour, cinnamon, cloves, and cayenne pepper.
  • Whisk in apple butter and lemon juice until smooth.
  • Stir in apples, pears, and butter.
  • Spoon mixture onto prepared baking sheet in an even layer.
  • Cover with foil, and bake for 25 minutes or until apples and pears are tender.
  • Uncover and continue to bake for 10 minutes longer or until juices are slightly thickened, stirring twice.
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll out 1 pie crust into a 12-inch circle.
  • Fit crust into a 9-inch deep dish pie plate.
  • Trim excess pastry 1/2 inch beyond edge of pie plate.
  • Spoon apple mixture into prepared crust.
  • Roll remaining pie crust into a 12-inch circle, and place over apple mixture; press crusts together around rim.
  • Fold under dough hanging over edge, pinch dough between thumb and forefinger to achieve a wavy edge.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together egg yolk and milk; brush top of crust with egg mixture.
  • Sprinkle with sparkling sugar, if desired.
  • Cut slits in top crust for steam to escape.
  • Bake for 30 minutes or until pie is golden and juices are thickened and bubbly.
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