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Pear Cranberry Crisp Recipe

Pear Cranberry Crisp Recipe

"It's a pleasure to combine the tart cranberries we grow with sweet pears in this lovely crisp," reports Dot Angley of Carver, Massachusetts.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 50 min. YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 cups sliced peeled pears
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • TOPPING:
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup cold butter, cubed
  • Whipped cream and fresh mint, optional

Directions

  • 1. Combine the first eight ingredients; mix well. Pour into a greased 9-in. square baking pan. For topping, combine flour, brown sugar, oats and salt; cut in butter until crumbly. Sprinkle over fruit. Bake at 350° for 50-60 minutes or until pears are tender. Garnish with whipped cream and mint if desired. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 380 calories, 12 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 197 mg sodium, 68 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 3 g protein.