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Spiced Pear Crumble

 Spiced Pear Crumble
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
6 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min.

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 McCormick® Pure 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

Directions

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until pears are
  • tender and topping is golden brown. Serve warm with ice cream.

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Spiced Pear Crumble (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • Yield: 6 servings.
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.