Hi Rachel, Yes you can simply replace the cranberries with the same amount of pears. Thanks for any help! Remember how we cut peaches for peach pie? Soft pears are sooooo good for snacking, but it’s best to use slightly firmer pears for baking. Do you think the oatmeal will soak up too much of the juice? My sisters and I dove headfirst for the Moose Munch, often negotiating with our parents for just one more handful before bedtime. Thanks for the wonderful recipe!! are a natural pairing. 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. Any recommendation on which type of pear to add the best flavor? Or try these cranberry bars instead. Thank you for sharing all this goodness with the world. The crumble topping was great. 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’m unsure of the bake time but it will be shorter. You know what I love most about crumble toppings? Hi Brandy! Hi Kim, We don’t recommend it, the crumble will need more than that to bake. Perhaps the pears are too bland? This was a huge hit at last year’s Thanksgiving, so I’m making it again. 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. This cranberry pear crumble pie is a new favorite this time of year. or would i be better off finding a different recipe for just a cranberry pie . Cool pie on rack until lukewarm. Michele. Brown sugar crumble topping: If precise pie crust decorating isn’t your thing, free-form crumble topping most certainly is. Enjoy! Hi Sally, I love your recipes. Let’s break today’s pear pie down in 3 parts. Is there truly a more beautiful sight? Hi Liz, We haven’t tested this with all cranberries but you can use apples instead of pears. Mix sugar and flour; toss with fruit. I’ve heard cornstarch can thicken…. That stuff is gold and you can’t deny it. My pie was WAY to wet – left for a very soggy bottom. After the pie crust has chilled, adjust the oven rack to the lower third position and preheat the oven to 350°F (177°C). . I said it before and I’ll say it again: Harry, David, and I (lol!) baking dish. I haven’t tested it but I don’t see why it wouldn’t work! Harry and David is also known for their hand-picked and high-quality southern Oregon pears. Thanks! I’m wondering if you had any suggestions on how to make them into mini pies using a cupcake pan. This is the first pie I’ve made from scratch. They take on a creamy texture, but still have a little bite. 3/4 tsp ground cinnamon. You want a crumbly mixture. This looks delicious! 1/3 cup all-purpose flour. Hi Lena, When you spoon the filling into the crust, leaving any juices behind in the bottom of the bowl. I’m working with Harry and David again this year! Bake the pie for 55-65 minutes, or until the top is lightly browned. There were a few sour cranberries scattered around as well which also distracted (not Sally’s fault). You can find those at most major grocery stores. Oct 28, 2019 Mike Garten. Sweet, tart, juicy deliciousness! It looks absolutely beautiful, however. The first week of every November is all about Thanksgiving Pies. A simple blend of melted butter, brown sugar, flour, and cinnamon, this crumble is scattered all over the cranberry pear pie … This recipe is sponsored by Harry and David. No need to blind bake the crust– the assembled pie bakes for long enough! Next time you can also bake the pie for longer – use a pie crust shield to prevent your crust from browning too much! 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? Thanks! Directions. Whichever form of butter you use (cold or melted) don’t over-mix the crumble. With fingers, rub 6 tablespoons butter into mixture; squeeze to form large clumps. If you’ve ever had a H&D pear, you know they’re the sweetest, juiciest, most buttery tasting pears around. Just like that. Harry and David sent me a box of their Royal Riviera pears and asked that I create two recipes this holiday season. 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. First time making pie with pear and certainly won’t be the last! Spoon the filling into the crust, leaving any juices behind. Do you I think I would be able to make this recipe into tarts? Is there any need to blind-bake the crust? Any tips? Pear and Berry Crumb Pie. Thank you and Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family! Cover and store leftover pie in the refrigerator for up to 1 week. Place pears and blackberries in a large bowl. I did have a question… Can you bake the pie 2 days ahead of time and then refrigerate it? Or maybe I’m not sure what to expect from a pear dessert. Hi Emme, Yes you can use this recipe for mini pies using a cupcake pan. Do you think I should just add an extra cup of pears? My goal is to give you the confidence and knowledge to cook and bake from scratch while providing quality recipes and plenty of pictures. Peel the pears, then cut them into (about) 1/2-inch chunks NOT slices. By over-mixing, you’ll have small pieces (with cold butter) or a paste (with melted butter). In medium bowl, combine flour, oats, brown sugar, walnuts and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Let me explain. Sounds delicious!