Slow-Cooker Cherry Pear Buckle
I added pears to my cherry cobbler recipe to create this delightful slow-cooked buckle. You could also add fresh summer plums and berries to your cherries. You'll love this old-fashioned and pretty dessert. —Mary Anne Thygesen, Portland, Oregon
Total TimePrep: 20 min. Cook: 4-1/2 hours
- 6 medium pears, peeled and sliced
- 4 cups fresh or frozen pitted dark sweet cherries, thawed
- 1 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup tapioca flour
- 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/4 cup old-fashioned oats
- 3 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 cup cold butter
- 3/4 cup 2% milk
- 2 teaspoons cinnamon sugar
- Sweetened whipped cream
- Line inside of a 5-qt. slow cooker with a double thickness of heavy-duty foil; spray foil with cooking spray. In a large bowl, combine pears, cherries, sugar and tapioca flour; spoon into slow cooker. Cook, covered, on high until bubbly, 4-5 hours.
- Meanwhile, combine flour, oats, baking powder and salt. Cut in butter until crumbly. Stir in milk. Drop by tablespoonfuls over pear mixture; sprinkle with cinnamon sugar. Cover and cook until a toothpick inserted in center of topping comes out clean, 30-45 minutes longer. Serve with whipped cream.
Nutrition Facts1 serving: 411 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 17mg cholesterol, 386mg sodium, 86g carbohydrate (48g sugars, 6g fiber), 5g protein.
Originally published as slow cooker cherry pear buckle in Taste of Home Everyday Slow Cooker & One Dish Recipes 2019
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