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Ingredients

3 cups thinly sliced peeled pears
3 cups thinly sliced peeled apples
3/4 cup sugar
3 tablespoons flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1 (9-inch) unbaked pie shell
TOPPING:
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup flour
1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted

Instructions

Combine pears, apples, sugar, flour, salt and cinnamon; place mixture in pie shell.

Combine brown sugar, flour, pecans and butter; sprinkle over top of pie. Fold foil loosely over top and around sides of pie. Bake at 400 degrees for 40 minutes. Remove foil and bake another 20 minutes.

J.H.
Bettendorf



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