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Spiced Fruit Crisp Recipe

Spiced Fruit Crisp Recipe

When it comes to a heartwarming treat on a chilly winter's day, this home-style crisp is hard to beat. The gingersnap-crumb topping nicely accents the apples, pears, raisins and dates. —Pat Habiger, Spearville, Kansas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 40 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 3-1/2 cups chopped peeled tart apples
  • 3-1/2 cups chopped peeled fresh pears
  • 1/4 cup chopped dates
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 9 gingersnap cookies, crushed
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cold butter
  • Whipped cream, optional


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first nine ingredients. Transfer to a greased 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish.
  • 2. In a small bowl, combine the cookie crumbs, sugar, brown sugar and flour. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle over fruit mixture. Bake at 375° for 40-45 minutes or until topping is golden brown and fruit is tender. Serve with whipped cream if desired. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 265 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 100mg sodium, 53g carbohydrate (38g sugars, 4g fiber), 1g protein.

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