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Gingersnap Pears Recipe

Gingersnap Pears Recipe

I made this recipe looked like an easy fruit crisp, and I happened to have all the ingredients on hand. It was a huge hit with our guest. I'm sure it would be just as delicious with fresh pears.—Dodi Mahan Walker, Peachtree City , Georgia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 4 cans (15-1/4 ounces each) sliced pears, drained
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups finely crushed gingersnaps (about 32 cookies)
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • Vanilla ice cream or whipped topping


  • 1. Place the pears in a large bowl; sprinkle with flour and toss gently to combine. Divide among eight ungreased 8-oz. custard cups. Combine the gingersnaps, walnuts and butter; sprinkle over pears.
  • 2. Place custard cups on a baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until heated through. Serve warm with ice cream or whipped topping. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 236 calories, 11g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 245mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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