Almond Pear-Apple Crumble Recipe

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“The delicate flavors of pear and apple are nicely accented with almond extract and the crunchy almonds sprinkled on top.” Trisha Kruse - Eagle, Idaho
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 3 medium pears, peeled and sliced
  • 2 medium apples, peeled and sliced
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/3 cup pear nectar
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons cold butter
  • 3 tablespoons sliced almonds

Nutritional Facts

247 calories: 1 each, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 86mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (36g sugars, 4g fiber), 2g protein .


  1. In a large bowl, combine pears and apples. In a small bowl, combine the cornstarch, pear nectar and extract; stir until smooth. Stir in brown sugar until blended. Drizzle over pear mixture and stir gently to coat. Transfer to an 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray.
  2. For topping, in a small bowl, combine the flour, oats, brown sugar and salt. Cut in butter until crumbly; stir in almonds. Sprinkle over fruit mixture.
  3. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until fruit is tender. Serve warm or at room temperature. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Almond Pear-Apple Crumble in Healthy Cooking October/November 2008, p25

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Reviewed Jan. 18, 2014

"This was really easy. I used canned pears because it was what I had in the house plus fresh apples. Only thing I did differently otherwise was to add a T of cinnamon."

Reviewed Oct. 12, 2010

"This recipe is not only very easy, but most people have everything on hand in their kitchen. It is absolutely to die for!"

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