Nothing says fall more than a hot fresh apple pie.  We love a fresh spin on it with a few pears thrown in!  Perfect for a fall weekend afternoon or as a dessert!  We think it “pears” well with a sparkling wine.  Our local favorite with the pie is Sparkling Point Brut Seduction with its lovely berry flavors.

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Apple Pear Pie

Ingredients

1 qt. total--Bartlett pears and d'Anjour pears,choped in small pieces
1 apple
1 1/2 c. Sugar (add 1/4 c. More if needed)
1 T. Flour
1/2 t. Cinnamon
1/2 stick butter
1T. Sugar and q/8 t. Cinnamon mixed
2 pie crusts--ready made

Step 1: Roll the pie dough and put in a 10" pie pan. Set aside while you mix the next ingredients. Also, preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
Step 2: Now mix the first 5 ingredients. Stir them in a bowl and keep stirring for a few minutes and it will get juicy.
Step 3: Next, pour the fruit mixture into the unbaked pie crust.
Step 4: Then cut the butter into small amounts and dab all over the top of the fruit.
Step 5: Now, roll out the other pie crust and cut into 6 strips that are abut 1 1/2 inches wide. Lay 3 strips one way. Turn the pie and lay 3 strips across the other way.
Step 6: Sprinkle the cinnamon-sugar mixture on top of the pie crust and bake.
Step 7: Bake 400 degreen for 10 monutes. Then turn down the,oven to 350 degrees and bake 1 hour to 1 hour 20 minutes--checking to see when the crust browns and the juices bubble and carmelize.
Step 8: Enjoy the smell and you are ready to eat!

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