Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - English Pear Pie with Butterscotch Sauce

English Pear Pie with Butterscotch Sauce

This recipe has not been reviewed. Be the first to rate this recipe!

From the kitchen of Kimberly Maynard

This recipe has been on northpole.com from the beginning… since 1996! We hope you enjoy this classic North Pole recipe. Let us know your opinion by submitting a review!

Log in to upload a photo

Recipe Details

Bake Time:
55 minutes
8 servings
Good for parties/potlucks


29 ounce can drained pears
4 large eggs
1/2 cup milk
3 English muffins
1/3 cup sugar plus 1 tablespoon sugar
8 ounces butter
1 cup half & half
3 cups whipping cream
2 cups brown sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 envelope whipping cream stabilizer (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Grease a 10" baking plate or pie dish with a non-stick cooking spray.

  3. Cut pears into bite size pieces. Spread pears out on baking plate.

  4. Using a food processor on a lower speed, chop up and mix together peel and juice of lemon, eggs, and sugar. Add milk and continue to mix. Add English muffins broken up in pieces and continue mixing.

  5. Pour this mixture over the pears.

  6. Bake for 55 minutes.

  7. Cool for 5 - 10 minutes on a cake rack.

  8. Unmold onto a serving dish and chill over night.

Butterscotch Sauce:

  1. Prepare butterscotch sauce by melting 8 ounces butter.

  2. Mix in brown sugar and half & half cream. Continue to cook for 5 minutes.

  3. Stir until you dissolve the sugar and mixture is creamy. Add 2 teaspoon vanilla extract and stir.

  4. Whip the whipping cream and use to decorate pie.

  5. Serve the butterscotch sauce to the side.


This recipe has not been reviewed. Log in now to rate this recipe.

Other Tasty Treats You Might Enjoy

Northpole.com uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By continuing to use our website, you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy Policy. Got It.