6 c Bartlett Pears; *
3 tb Orange Juice; Frozen, Conc.
1/2 ts Lemon Rind
1 ea Unbaked 9-inch Pie Shell
-SPICY CRUMB TOPPING-
3/4 c Unbleached Flour
1/2 c Sugar
1 ts Cinnamon; Ground
1/2 ts Ginger; Ground
1/8 ts Salt
1/4 c Butter Or Regular Margarine
* The Bartlett Pears should be pared and thinly sliced.
++++++++++++++++++ Combine the pears, orange juice concentrate and
lemon rind in a bowl and toss lightly. Arrange the pear mixture in
the unbaked pie shell. Prepare the Spicy Crumb Topping and sprinkle
over the pear mixture. Bake in a preheated 400 degree F. oven for 40
minutes or until the pears are tender. Cover loosely with aluminum
foil after 30 minutes if the top becomes too brown. Cool on a wire
rack before serving. SPICY CRUMB TOPPING: Combine the flour, sugar,
spices and salt in a bowl. Cut in the margarine, using a pastry
blender, until the mixture is crumbly.