Pear Cherry Streusel Pie

Looking for a fruit dessert made using Pillsbury® refrigerated pie crust? Then check out this delicious pear and cherry streusel pie that’s baked to a perfect golden brown hue.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 55 min
  • Servings 8

1
Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crust, softened as directed on box
1/2
cup pineapple juice
1/2
cup dried cherries
1
tablespoon cornstarch
1/8
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/8
teaspoon ground ginger
4
large pears, peeled and sliced (4 cups)
2/3
cup quick-cooking oats
1/2
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened

  • 1 Heat oven to 400ºF. Prepare pie crust as directed on box for one-crust filled pie using Betty Crocker® stoneware pie pan.
  • 2 In 2-quart saucepan, mix pineapple juice, cherries, cornstarch, nutmeg and ginger. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils. Boil and stir 1 minute; remove from heat. Stir in pears. Spoon into pie crust-lined pan.
  • 3 In medium bowl, mix remaining ingredients with fork until crumbly; sprinkle over pear mixture. Cover edge of pie crust with 2- to 3-inch strip of aluminum foil to prevent excessive browning; remove foil during last 15 minutes of baking.
  • 4 Bake about 35 minutes or until crust and topping are golden brown. Cool on wire rack at least 1 hour before serving.

Expert Tips

You can use dried cranberries or raisins instead of the cherries in this crumb-topped pie.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
410
(
Calories from Fat
160),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
18%
(Saturated Fat
10g,
10%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
35mg
35%;
Sodium
220mg
220%;
Total Carbohydrate
58g
58%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
29g
29%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.