The crumble topping was great. Next time you can also bake the pie for longer – use a pie crust shield to prevent your crust from browning too much! I haven’t tested it but I don’t see why it wouldn’t work! They’re EASY. Thank you for sharing all this goodness with the world. Okey doke. Is there truly a more beautiful sight? Enjoy! You can definitely try cold & cubed butter instead, but the crumbs won’t necessarily be larger. I’m very happy with the results, I’d definitely recommend the recipe, but I think 4 or 5 cups of pears would be enough. I did have a question… Can you bake the pie 2 days ahead of time and then refrigerate it? This was a huge hit at last year’s Thanksgiving, so I’m making it again. My sisters and I dove headfirst for the Moose Munch, often negotiating with our parents for just one more handful before bedtime. Substitute the pear with apples for another delicious version. I plan to make this thanksgiving morning. Sprinkle crumble topping all over the filling. You can find those at most major grocery stores. Do you I think I would be able to make this recipe into tarts? Crumble: 1 1/4 cups large flake oats. I’m Sally, a cookbook author, photographer, and blogger. Transfer to a greased 13x9-in. So unique and yummy! Thank you Sally for all the great recipes to try. Guaranteed. In medium bowl, combine flour, oats, brown sugar, walnuts and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Hi Lena, When you spoon the filling into the crust, leaving any juices behind in the bottom of the bowl. Logistics with two little kids and a drive to my family’s house are making me see how far in advance I can do this! Is there any need to blind-bake the crust? My goal is to give you the confidence and knowledge to cook and bake from scratch while providing quality recipes and plenty of pictures. Just curious – if I bake the pie today, but don’t want the crumble to get mushy in the fridge overnight, do you think it would be possible to put the crumble on in the morning and stick it in the oven for 5-10 minutes? Brown sugar crumble topping: If precise pie crust decorating isn’t your thing, free-form crumble topping most certainly is. When I can’t get my hands on Harry & David pears, I love baking with Bartlett pears. Will this work? Soft pears are sooooo good for snacking, but it’s best to use slightly firmer pears for baking. Juicy pears, tart ruby red cranberries, and a buttery brown sugar topping come together in this downright addicting cranberry pear crumble pie. With kitchen-tested quality recipes and step-by-step tutorials, my goal is to give you the confidence to bake and cook from scratch. You won’t be able to stop stealing tastes of this pear pie filling– it’s SO GOOD. This cranberry pear crumble pie is a new favorite this time of year. It looks absolutely beautiful, however. After the pie crust has chilled, adjust the oven rack to the lower third position and preheat the oven to 350°F (177°C). Thank you and Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family! Perhaps the pears are too bland? I just made this , though I added a few cortland apples in it, can’t wait to serve it for Thanksgiving, looks and smells delicious. Let’s welcome Harry & David to Pie Week! A tradition since 2013, every December we countdown to Christmas with 10 new cookie recipes in a row! Let’s break today’s pear pie down in 3 parts. You know what I love most about crumble toppings? Oct 28, 2019 Mike Garten. Pear-ing. Place pears and blackberries in a large bowl. Do I need to alter anything? Remember how we cut peaches for peach pie? I’m working with Harry and David again this year! Thanks and Happy Holidays! Any recommendation on which type of pear to add the best flavor? Now here’s the real trick: Slices are awesome when it comes to apples, but chunks are KEY for softer fruits like pears or peaches. Between those creamy pears, the bursts of tart cranberry, the flaky pie crust, and the buttery brown sugar crumbles– there isn’t a soul on Thanksgiving Day who won’t beg you for this pie recipe. I wanted to make this pie but the store was out of cranberries! 2/3 cup brown sugar. Grab a cookie, take a seat, and have fun exploring! Want to know can cold butter be used for the topping to get bigger crumbs?? You want a crumbly mixture. Hi Liz, We haven’t tested this with all cranberries but you can use apples instead of pears. Cool pie on rack until lukewarm. . Cut the pie dough into 3 or 3.5 inch circles and press into your pan before filling. Pear slices will quickly turn into mush, but pear chunks hold their shape beautifully. Bake pie until juices bubble thickly, fruit is tender and streusel topping is golden brown, about 1 hour 5 minutes. This is the first pie I’ve made from scratch. For pear pie filling, you want slightly firm pears peeled and cut into 1/2 inch chunks. Sounds delicious! Hi Emme, Yes you can use this recipe for mini pies using a cupcake pan. Or try these cranberry bars instead. The first week of every November is all about Thanksgiving Pies. Hi, this recipe looks so delicious!! Let me know if you give it a try! Peel the pears, then cut them into (about) 1/2-inch chunks NOT slices. Cut pie into wedges and serve. In this special FREE series, I reveal my most powerful SECRETS to great baking. Yummmm! If you’ve ever had a H&D pear, you know they’re the sweetest, juiciest, most buttery tasting pears around. Thanks for the wonderful recipe!! This Thanksgiving, it’s just me and my husband, so I’d like to make a few for us and give the rest to friends. I’m unsure of the bake time but it will be shorter. By over-mixing, you’ll have small pieces (with cold butter) or a paste (with melted butter). The perfect pears for the perfect pie. Growing up, my dad came home from work with holiday gift baskets galore. By The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen. No need to blind bake the crust– the assembled pie bakes for long enough! baking dish. Join the community on the 1st of every month as we tackle a new challenge recipe.Review Sally's Baking Challenge FAQ page if you have any questions. I really wanted to love this pie. This recipe is sponsored by Harry and David. 1/3 cup all-purpose flour. Thanks Sally for another great recipe! This looks delicious! After the first 20 minutes of bake time, place a. Slice and serve pie at room temperature. First time making pie with pear and certainly won’t be the last! I’ve heard cornstarch can thicken…. The pears are in their prime right now! Hi Kim, We don’t recommend it, the crumble will need more than that to bake. Thanks! 1/2 tsp each ground ginger and cardamom. I used the butter crust recipe, and followed the recipe to a t. My pie was pretty overstuffed, I had 6 cups of pears, but it took 6 actual pears to accomplish that measurement. Preheat oven to 375°. Harry and David is also known for their hand-picked and high-quality southern Oregon pears. Thanks! Mix sugar and flour; toss with fruit. Do you think the oatmeal will soak up too much of the juice? My pie was WAY to wet – left for a very soggy bottom. Thanks for any help! I’m wondering if you had any suggestions on how to make them into mini pies using a cupcake pan. Directions. Happy baking! I wish I knew how to post a photo, this pie is a beauty! Cover and store leftover pie in the refrigerator for up to 1 week. Oats and almonds, spiced with cinnamon and cloves, make the ultimate crust for any Thanksgiving pie. A simple blend of melted butter, brown sugar, flour, and cinnamon, this crumble is scattered all over the cranberry pear pie … Whichever form of butter you use (cold or melted) don’t over-mix the crumble. I can’t wait to cut into it on thanksgiving! Hi Sally, I love your recipes. Thanks! 3/4 tsp ground cinnamon. Let me explain. Hi Rachel, Yes you can simply replace the cranberries with the same amount of pears. Michele. The pie came out gorgeous, but it took almost an hour longer to cook. With fingers, rub 6 tablespoons butter into mixture; squeeze to form large clumps. That stuff is gold and you can’t deny it. Spoon the filling into the crust, leaving any juices behind. . or would i be better off finding a different recipe for just a cranberry pie . Any tips? more about Sally, Copyright 2020 Sallys Baking Addiction • WordPress Development by Southern Web • Website Accessibility Statement • Privacy Policy, THIS POST MAY CONTAIN AFFILIATE SALES LINKS. I’m sure it won’t be the same but I imagine it would still be yummy. are a natural pairing. It may have been because I had so much filling. Bake the pie for 55-65 minutes, or until the top is lightly browned. 1/2 cup softened Lactantia® Salted Butter Filling : 2 tbsp Lactantia® Salted Butter. I’ll be making your shortening pie crust (With vodka) weds night. Hi Brandy! PLEASE SEE MY. Besides the Harry & David pears, the texture, and crumble topping– my favorite part about this pie are the HOT PINK juices bubbling on the edges. hi, opposite of a lot of questions, i have plenty of cranberries and no pears, do you think this would work with all cranberries, and some extra sweetening?