11.14 chef hattie's spiced pear pie recipe

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  1. 1. Chef Hatties Spiced Pear Pie Featured in the November issue of Indianapolis Monthly INGREDIENTS 1 pkg. premade pie crust 6 lg. Bosc pears 1 c dark brown sugar 1 T ground ginger 2 t cinnamon C cornstarch 1 c toasted walnuts (optnl.) 2 T Scotch or Bourbon whiskey 1 t vanilla extract C salted butter, diced DIRECTIONS 1. Preheat oven to 400. (If using walnuts, toast them on a sheet Pan in 350 for 8-10 minutes beforehand.) 2. Core and thinly slice the pears. 3. Combine pear slices with walnuts, brown sugar, cinnamon, ginger, cornstarch, whiskey and vanilla in one bowl and toss to coat evenly. 4. Line a 9-inch pie tin with crust according to package directions. If using homemade crust, roll out dough on a lightly floured surface and transfer to pie tin. Trim and flute edges. 5. Toss pears again to redistribute juices. Pour the filling into unbaked crust. 6. Dot pie filling with butter. 7. Top with second crust and cut four slits in the pastry, or cut the remaining dough into strips to create a lattice pattern. 8. Bake for 30-45 minutes until crust is golden and filling is bubbling slightly. Serve with vanilla-bean ice cream.