You are here: Home » Recipes » Pear Pie with Cornmeal Crumble Pear Pie with Cornmeal Crumble Kitchen Tested Yield 8 servings Prep 5 mins Cook 60 mins Pears snuggle in a fruit-laden pie topped with crunchy streusel. Mark Boughton Photography / styling: Teresa Blackburn PrintEmail Ingredients 1 (9-inch) unbaked pie crustCornmeal Crumble:1/2 cup all-purpose flour3 tablespoons cornmeal1/3 cup granulated sugar1/4 cup packed light brown sugar1/4 cup unsalted butter, cut into small piecesPear Filling:2 pounds firm pears, peeled, cored and thinly sliced (about 7 cups)2/3 cup granulated sugar3 tablespoons cornstarch1 tablespoon lemon juice1 1/2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger Instructions Preheat oven to 425F. Bake pie crust 10 minutes. Remove and cool. To prepare the cornmeal crumble, combine flour, cornmeal, granulated sugar and brown sugar in a large bowl. Cut in butter with pastry blender or your fingers until large crumbs form. To prepare the filling, combine pears, granulated sugar, cornstarch, lemon juice and ginger. Spoon into pie crust; top with crumble. Bake 15 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 350F and bake 35 minutes or until crumbs are golden brown. Cool on wire rack. Recipe by Jean Kressy.