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Old 10-18-2004, 01:43 PM   #1
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Pear Custard Bars

I've crashed my computer and lost many recipes.
This recipe is from Taste of Home and is wonderful.
Would you have it to share with me?
I tried putting a post on TOH message board but got no response.


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Old 10-18-2004, 01:51 PM   #2
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Try here.

Re-Posted for convenience.

Pear Custard Bars #21022
by Tarynne
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1/3 cup sugar
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
2/3 cup chopped macadamia nuts

custard filling
1 (8 ounces) package cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 (15.25 ounces) can pear halves in natural juice, drained
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

16 bars | 1 hour 5 minutes 15 mins prep

1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar.
2. Beat in the flour and vanilla until combined.
3. Stir in the nuts.
4. Press into a greased 8-inch square baking pan.
5. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes or until lightly browned.
6. Cool on a wire rack.
7. Increase heat to 375 degrees.
8. In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth.
9. Add sugar, egg and vanilla; mix until combined.
10. Pour over crust.
11. Cut pears into 1/8 inch slices; arrange in a single layer over filling.
12. Combine sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over pears.
13. Bake at 375 degrees for 28 to 30 minutes (center will be soft set and will become firmer upon cooling).
14. Cool on a wire rack for 45 minutes.
15. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours before cutting.
16. Store in the refrigerator.

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aww.. you're so nice weeks.. ty for being so helpful!
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