4-½ cups flour
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Mix dry ingredients and nuts together. Mix wet ingredients and pumpkin together. Mix quickly into dry ingredients. Fold in diced pears, being careful not to overmix. Bake until test utensil comes clean. Let cool sightly, remove from baking pan, dust with confectioner's sugar or dip in butter and top with cinnamon sugar. Makes approximately 2 dozen muffins.