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Apple Pear Pie

9 inches double crust pie crusts
3 medium ripe pears, peeled and thinly sliced
3 medium tart apples, peeled and thinly sliced
1 cup sugar, plus
1 teaspoon sugar, divided
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
14 teaspoon ground nutmeg
3 tablespoons butter
1 teaspoon milk


Line a 9-inch pie plate with bottom pastry; trim to 1 inch beyond edge of pie plate. In a large bowl, combine the pears, apples, 1 cup sugar, lemon juice, cinnamon and nutmeg. Transfer mixture to crust; dot with butter. Roll out remaining pastry to fit top of pie; cut slits or decorative cutouts in pastry. Place over filling; trim seal and flute edges. Add decorative cutouts if desired. Brush with milk; sprinkle with remaining sugar. Cover edges loosely with foil. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes. Remove foil; bake 30-35 minutes longer or until crust is golden brown. Cool on a wire rack.

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