Pear Chocolate pie

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READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oven to 400°F (205°C).
  • Combine flour, 5 tbs sugar and salt in large bowl; cut in butter and work until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  • Stir in enough water with fork just until flour is moistened.
  • Shape dough into ball; flatten slightly.
  • Roll out ball of dough on lightly floured surface into 12-inch circle.
  • Fold into quarters.
  • Place dough into 9-inch pie pan; unfold, pressing firmly against bottom and sides.
  • Trim crust to 1/2 inch from edge of pan.
  • Crimp or flute edge.
  • Fill unbaked pie crust with dry beans and cook in preheated oven for 15-20 min or until done.
  • Bring cream to a boil and mix in chopped chocolate.
  • Stir until chocolate melted and the mixture smooth.
  • Add vanilla extract.
  • Bring water and 5 tbs sugar to a boil and add pears.
  • Let simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Slice pears.
  • Line the bottom of pie with pears, cover with chocolate cream.
  • Let cool completely before serving.
  • Note: with the remaining pastry dough you could shape leavs or hearts to decorate the finished pie.
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