Here is a great combination of flavors for the upcoming holiday! Festive and the perfect dessert for your table.
You will need for this pie:
Double crust either homemade or store bought
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup brown sugar
3 tablespoons flour
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
pinch of salt
4 very ripe pears peeled, cored and thinly sliced
2 cups fresh cranberries
2 tablespoons milk, 1 tablespoon melted butter and coarse sugar for topping crust before baking is optional
In a large bowl combine sugars, flour, cinnamon, salt and vanilla. Add pears and cranberries and toss together. Spoon mixture into crust lined pie plate. Top with cut into strips of other crust and shape weaving into lattice topper.
Crimp and seal edges with a fork. Cover edges of pie with foil. Brush lattice with milk, butter and sprinkle with sugar if using.
Bake in hot preheated oven on 350 for 30 to 40 minutes or till browned.
Remove the foil and bake until edges are golden.