Pear Pie Filling Recipe: Simple and Sweet Filling!

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We all love a classic pear pie, and now you can enjoy that same amazing flavor with this easy pear pie filling recipe! I love taking my family’s favorite desserts and giving them a fun twist. This simple recipe can be ready in 30 minutes or less, making it perfect for busy nights.

Serve it in a homemade pie crust, with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, or as a topping for your favorite desserts. If you’re a fan of traditional pear pie, you’ll definitely want to add this filling recipe to your list. Everyone will love it!

The filling will thicken as it cools, so when you reheat it, just add a splash of water to get it back to the right consistency. Enjoy!

Pear Pie Filling Recipe

Pear Pie Filling Recipe

This Pear Pie Filling recipe combines juicy, ripe pears with a blend of sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg for a delightful and aromatic dessert. Easy to prepare, it makes the perfect filling for your homemade pie crust. Enjoy a slice of comfort with every bite.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 8 People
Calories 337 kcal


  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 1 Package double-crust pie pastry, thawed
  • 1 tbsp Butter
  • 1/2 cup White sugar
  • 5 cups Peeled and sliced pears
  • 3 tbsp All-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Lemon zest


  • Preheat oven to 450°F (230°C) with a baking sheet on the bottom rack.
  • Line a 9-inch pie plate with one crust; set aside the second crust.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine sugar, flour, cinnamon, lemon zest, and salt.
  • Layer pear slices in the prepared crust, sprinkling each layer with the sugar mixture.
  • Dot with butter and sprinkle with lemon juice.
  • Moisten the rim of the bottom crust with water.
  • Cover the filling with the remaining pie crust, flute the edges to seal, trim excess pastry, and cut slits in the top crust for steam.
  • Bake at 450°F on the baking sheet for 10 minutes.
  • Reduce heat to 350°F; bake until crust is golden brown and filling is bubbly, 35 to 40 minutes.
  • Cool for several hours before serving.
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Nutrition Facts:

Calories337 kcal
Carbohydrates53 g
Protein5 g
 Vitamin C5 mg
Iron1 mg
Sugar30 g
Calcium42 mg

What Are The Main 4 Types Fillings For Pies?

Pear Pie Filling Recipe

Pie and tart fillings are key to their distinctive flavors. They typically fall into four main types: cream, fruit, custard, and chiffon.

How To Thin Out Pear Pie Filling?

An easy way to thicken pear pie filling is to use all-purpose flour, a common pantry staple. You’ll need to use more of it compared to higher-starch thickeners due to its lower starch content.

In Which Angle Do You Cut A Pear For Pie?

To prepare pear slices for pie, make vertical cuts for longer slices or slice pear halves horizontally for smaller pieces. Adjust according to your desired size and shape.

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