BARTLETT PEAR PRALINE PIE 5 fresh Bartlett pears, cored and sliced 2/3 cup sugar 1/4 cup flour 1/2 teaspoon each grated lemon peel and ground ginger Dash salt Praline Topping (ingredients below) 1 (9-inch) unbaked pastry shell Fresh Bartlett pear slices for garnish Whipped cream Toss pears with sugar, flour, lemon peel, ginger, and salt. Sprinkle 1/3 cup Praline Topping in bottom of pastry shell. Add pear mixture. Sprinkle with remaining Praline Topping. Bake at 400 degrees F. for 40 minutes. Garnish with pear slices; serve warm with whipped cream. Makes 1 pie.
Combine 1/2 cup packed brown sugar, 1/2 cup chopped pecans, and 1/3 cup flour. Cut in 1/4 cup butter or margarine until mixture is crumbly. Makes 1 1/2 cups. - From the Pacific Bartlett Growers Inc.