Spiced Pear Crumble Recipe
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Spiced Pear Crumble Recipe

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Guests at my bed and breakfast rave about this pear crumble recipe. They get to enjoy a sweet treat that doesn't expand their waistline. —Barbra Annino, Galena, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 medium pears, peeled and chopped
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat butter
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sugar orange marmalade
  • 1/4 cup sugar-free maple-flavored syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups crushed reduced-fat vanilla wafers (about 45 wafers)
  • 1/4 cup chopped almonds
  • 1-1/2 cups reduced-fat vanilla ice cream

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 268 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 113 mg sodium, 50 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 4 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the pears, cranberries and lemon juice. Transfer to an 8-in. square baking dish coated with cooking spray; set aside.
  2. In a small saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in the marmalade, syrup, cinnamon, ginger and allspice until blended. Bring to a boil. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla. Drizzle evenly over pear mixture. Sprinkle with vanilla wafers and almonds.
  3. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until pears are tender and topping is golden brown. Serve warm with ice cream. Yield: 6 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Land O'Lakes light stick butter.
Originally published as Spiced Pear Crumble in Healthy Cooking August/September 2008, p33

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 268 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 113 mg sodium, 50 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 4 g protein.

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Reviewed Nov. 4, 2012

"My 10 and 7 year olds made this completely by themselves. The house smelled wonderful and we all enjoyed the final result! We served it with heavy whipping cream instead of icecream. I think we will double the amount of pears the next time we make this."

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Reviewed Sep. 28, 2010

"Usually not a fan of pears, but this is an outstanding pear dessert recipe!"

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