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Yummy Pear Cheesecake Pie

Cream cheese and fresh pears pair beautifully and deliciously in this summer-perfect yummy pear cheesecake pie! The fruity spiced topping sits on top of a yummy and creamy cheesecake and features a perfect contrast of tastes and textures.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cream cheese and pear, pear and cheese, pear cheesecake, pear cheesecake pie, pear desserts, pear pie
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings 8

Ingredients

  • 1 Homemade or store-bought Pie crust (for a 9″ pie tin)

For the Filling

  • 1 (8) oz block/package cream cheese, softened
  • cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For the topping

  • 2 cups pears (about 3-4), peeled and sliced
  • 1 tablespoon  lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • cup apricot preserve or jam

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 F. Bake the prepared or storebought pie dough for 10 minutes. Set aside. Leave the oven on.

  2. While the pie dough is baking make the filling. In a bowl of a mixer, beat the cream cheese until smooth and free of any lumps. Slowly add in the sugar and beat until smooth. Add the egg and beat again until fully incorporated. Lastly, beat in the sour cream and Vanilla extract until well-blended. Spoon the mixture into the partially baked pie crust.

  3. Gently, toss the sliced pears with the lemon juice, sugar, and cinnamon. Arranged nicely on top of the cream cheese mixture.

  4. Gently heat the apricot preserve or jam until warm. Spread evenly over the pear slices.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 45-55  minutes or until golden brown. Transfer to a wire rack to cool. Can be served warm, room temp or cold. This is super-delish!