Ginger Apple-Pear Crisp
Enjoy autumn aromas—apples, cinnamon and spices—in this delicious recipe. It's even better with a scoop of vanilla or pumpkin ice cream! Whipped cream is always an option. —Holly Battiste, Barrington, New Jersey
Total TimePrep: 20 min. Bake: 40 min.
- 4 medium tart apples, peeled and sliced
- 4 medium pears, peeled and sliced
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon grated fresh gingerroot
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 cup old-fashioned oats
- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 1/3 cup cold butter, cubed
- Preheat oven to 375°. In a large bowl, toss the first 7 ingredients. Transfer to a greased 2-1/2-qt. baking dish.
- In another bowl, mix the first 6 topping ingredients; cut in butter until crumbly. Sprinkle over fruit.
- Bake until golden brown and fruit is tender, 40-45 minutes. Serve warm.