Cherry Pear Pie with Almond Crumble Topping & Maple Syrup Caramel

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Cherry Pear Pie with Almond Crumble Topping & Maple Syrup Caramel

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Cherry Pear Pie with Almond Crumble Topping & Maple Syrup Caramel

Ingredients

1 frozen pie shell

6 cups diced pear; core & stem removed

2 tablespoon lemon juice

⅔ cups granulated sugar

1 tablespoon dark brown sugar

¼ teaspoon ground mace

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

¼ teaspoon kosher salt

½ cup dried cherries

3 tablespoon cornstarch

Almond Crumble Topping

Ingredients

6 tablespoon salted butter softened

1 cup quick-dried oats

1 cup flour

2 teaspoon dark brown sugar

½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 teaspoon almond extract

⅓ cup sliced almonds

Maple Syrup Caramel

Ingredients

1/2 cup maple syrup

1/2 cup Sweetened Condensed Milk

4 tablespoons Karo Dark Corn Syrup

1 stick salted butter

1/4 cup whole milk

Step-by-Step

1 combine; pear, lemon juice, sugars, mace cinnamon, salt and cherries in mixing bowl; mix  pie filling well

2 transfer filling into pie shell

3 combine first six ingredients of Almond Crumble Topping in  medium size mixing bowl; using clean hands, work ingredients together until coarse crumbly texture is formed; add sliced almond; mix well

4 fix Almond Crumble Topping evenly over top of pie filling

5 bake 30 minutes in preheated 375 degree oven

6  without removing pie from oven, loosely cover top of pie with aluminum foil; continue to bake pie  30-40 minutes (depending on the ripeness of the pears)

7 remove pie from oven when pears are fork tender;  let rest 15 minute before slicing

8 drizzle each pie slice with  Maple Syrup Caramel just before serving

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Maple Syrup Caramel

Step-by-Step

1 combine all ingredients in medium size saucepan; bring to rolling boil;  boil 5 minutes; stir continuously

2 remove from heat; cool 5 minutes before serving; serve warm

* Note~ will keep an airtight container refrigerated 3 days

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