Instructions: Preheat oven to 400F. Roll out 1 puff pastry sheet to 12-inch square on lightly floured surface. Line 8-inch square on lightly floured surface.
Line 8-inch square baking dish with 2-inch-high sides with pastry, leaving
1-inch overhang on all sides. Combine sugar and next 4 ingredients in large bowl. Add pears and toss well. Spoon pear mixture into prepared pastry. Dot top of pears with butter. Roll out second pastry sheet to 11-inch square. Brush overhang of bottom pastry with water. Top pie with
second pastry sheet. Press pastry edges together to seal. Trim edges to 1/2 inch. Using small sharp knife, cut slits in top of pie for steam to escape. Bake until pastry is golden brown and pears are tender, about 1 hour. Serve warm or at room temperature.
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