How to make it

  • Crust........
  • ina bowl , combine cookie crumbs and butter mix and press into bottom and sides of a 9inch pie plate and freeze........
  • filling ...............
  • in a mixer bowl fitted with an paddle attachment , beat cream cheese, cottage cheese and sugar on med- high speed until very smooth for about 3 minutes
  • add eggs, one at a time beating after each addition
  • fold in pear, nutmeg and vanilla..........
  • pour over frozen crust , smoothing out to the sides of the pie plate.
  • bake in preheated oven 325 degrees f. for 25- 35 minutes, until top is light brown and center has a slight jiggle to it
  • let cool in pan on a wire rack for 2 hours
  • cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 6 hours before decorating or serving
  • decoration...............
  • ice top of pie with whipped cream or pipe rosettes around the top of the pie ........
  • .serves 6
  • variation......... you can also use fresh or canned peaches in place of the pears if you like ............

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  • wolfpackjack 9 years ago
    This sounds great Tink... thanks for sharing..
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    " It was excellent "
    juels ate it and said...
    I love pears, and this sounds delightful! Love the ingredients here, thanks for sharing!
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    " It was excellent "
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  • jett2whit 9 years ago
    Oh my how yummy!
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    " It was excellent "
    lacrenshaw ate it and said...
    You are killing me, Sher, just killing me. I know it's with kindness and good food but you're still killing me! That said I love pears and am a nutmeg freak (use it in almost everything!)so I send you my five and my love!
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    choclytcandy ate it and said...
    woohoo. this sounds good and i agree with you--nothing but fresh whipping cream for this pie.
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