Cheddar Pear Cobbler
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2 lb Pear Halves; 2 Cns
1 tbl Sugar
2 tbl Cornstarch
1 tbl Lemon Juice
1/4 t Cinnamon; Ground
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1 cup Unbleached Flour
1/3 cup Sugar
1 1/2 t Baking Powder
1/2 t Salt
6 oz Cheddar; Sharp Shredded
1/3 cup Butter; Melted
1/4 cup Milk
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Heat the oven to 425 Degrees F. Drain the pears,
reserving the syrup. Combine the sugar, cornstarch
and cinnamon in a saucepan and add the syrup and
lemon juice. Heat until the syrup thickens then boil
for 1 minute. Remove the pan from the heat and add
the pears. Spoon the pears and the syrup into a
9-inch square baking pan. Combine the flour, sugar,
baking powder, salt and cheddar, mixing well. Add
the butter and milk, mixing until well blended.
Spoon the dough over the pears, then bake for 25 to
30 minutes in the preheated oven. Serve hot with
Vanilla Ice Cream or Whipped Cream.