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Pear Cranberry Crisp

"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.
  • Makes
    6-8 servings


  • 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
  • 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


  • 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.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 380 calories, 12g fat (7g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 197mg sodium, 68g carbohydrate (44g sugars, 5g fiber), 3g protein.

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  • maball
    Mar 26, 2020

    Delicious. The tart cranberries balanced with the sweet topping and pears is phenomenal. I had to use canned pears so reduced the cook to 45 minutes.