Apple Pear Pecan Pie

Apple Pear Pecan Pie

Prep Time

60 minutes

Cook Time

50 minutes


Apple Pear Pecan Pie

The flavor of Granny Smith apples combined with ripe pears and pecans. What could be better when you want an unusual pie for a celebration? This recipe comes from Haute Cuisine.

Try it with butter rum sauce

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  • 1/2 stick unsalted butter, very soft, divided
  • 3/4 cup pecan halves
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 unbaked pie crusts
  • 3 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and thinly sliced
  • tablespoons flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 medium-sized firm ripe pears, peeled, cored and thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Vanilla ice cream (optional)


  • 1 Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  • 2 Line a 9-inch pan with foil, allowing 1-inch overhang.
  • 3 Spread 2 tablespoons of butter on the foil. Press pecans, round side down, in butter.
  • 4 Pat 1/3 cup brown sugar into butter.
  • 5 Press one of the prepared pie crusts into bottom and sides of pan over brown sugar, but do not trim.
  • 6 Arrange apple slices over crust.
  • 7 In small bowl, combine 3 tablespoons of flour, cinnamon and 3/4 cup granulated sugar. Sprinkle half of this mixture over the apples.
  • 8 Top with pears, arranging evenly so top crust will lie flat. Sprinkle with remaining half of the flour mixture.
  • 9 Melt remaining 2 tablespoons butter and add lemon juice. Pour over pears.
  • 10 Top with remaining crust, trim edges closely and seal crusts together. Gently push crust edges toward center of pie.
  • 11 Bake in lower part of preheated oven to ensure bottom crust gets done. Bake 10 minutes, reduce heat to 375 degrees, and continue baking 40 minutes.


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