Pear and Brown Sugar Crisp Recipe Recipe

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Submitted by lunanm

Makes 8 servings



posted by Annie B. Bond Sep 17, 2002 8:36 pm Adapted from Comfort Food (Taunton Press, 2004). There is something so calming and satisfying about the scent of pears baking with oats and cinnamon and brown sugar: it makes the whole house smell like autumn. And the results are sheer dessert heaven! Try this easy crisp recipe and savor every bit of it: the rich homey scent as it bakes, and the crunchy-tender texture and sweet harvest flavor of the warm, comforting dish itself. It?s no wonder Pear and Brown Sugar Crisp is one of our favorite fall pleasures.

Recipe Ingredients for Pear and Brown Sugar Crisp Recipe

2/3 cup flour
5 tablespoons butter, softened
3/4 cup rolled oats (instant or old-fashioned oatmeal)
1/2 cup brown sugar, dark firmly packed
1 pinch salt
6 pears, large, cored and cut into 1-inch long by 1/2-inch thick pieces
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/3 cup light brown or regular sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 pinch ground cloves
4 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch

Recipe Directions for Pear and Brown Sugar Crisp Recipe

  1. In a food processor, combine the flour, butter, oats, dark brown sugar, and salt. Pulse until the mixture starts to hold together, then set aside.

  2. Preheat oven to 350F. In a large bowl, mix pears, lemon juice, vanilla, light brown or regular sugar, cinnamon, cloves, and cornstarch; toss to combine.

  3. Pour pear mixture into an 11 x 7-inch baking dish or 6 individual ramekins. Cover with topping. Turn oven down to 325F and bake the crisp until the top is golden brown and the pears are tender, 70 to 80 minutes. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 205.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
298
Calories from Fat
72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.0g
12%
Saturated Fat
4.7g
23%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
19mg
6%
Sodium
76mg
3%
Potassium
245mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
56.4g
19%
Dietary Fiber
6.0g
24%
Sugars
32.8g
Protein
2.8g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 12%
Calcium 3% Iron 7%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
D+
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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