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Green Anjou Meringue Pie

Green Anjou Meringue Pie
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  • 6 ServingsServings


  • 4 Green Anjou pears, peeled, cored and sliced
  • 3 egg whites
  • 2 egg yolks, beaten
  • 1 unbaked pie crust
  • 2/3 cup Sugar
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 6 tablespoons Sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 teaspoon lemon peel, grated, 1/4 teaspoon vanilla



1 Preheat oven to 400°F. Beat 2/3 cup sugar with flour, milk, egg yolks and lemon peel until smooth.

2 Toss pear slices with lemon juice in a large bowl. Pour milk mixture over and mix until pears are well coated.

3 Pour into pie crust, cover the edges with foil and bake inside oven for 20 minutes or until pears are tender.

4 In a medium bowl, beat egg whites with vanilla using an electric beater on medium speed until foamy.

5 Gradually add 6 tablespoons sugar, one tablespoon at a time.

6 Beat on high speed after each addition until sugar is completely dissolved.

7 Spread meringue mixture over pear filling in pie and bake inside oven at 350°F until top is golden brown. Set pie aside to cool.