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Saturday, October 19, 2013

Pear Crisp


I love a nice warm from the oven crisp. Until this year, I had never tried it using pears. I don't know why, because it tastes fabulous.

You will need a baking dish that holds 2 quarts. I usually use a round glass casserole, but you could use a 9" square baking pan.
Preheat your oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit/190 Celsius

Ingredients:
5 cups sliced and peeled pears
1/2 cup oats
1/4 cup oat flour(all purpose flour will also work)
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon ginger
1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 cup butter

Peel and slice the pears and spread evenly in the baking dish.
In another bowl, combine the flour, oats, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger.
Cut in the butter until you get coarse crumbs.
Sprinkle the brown sugar mixture over the pears.

Bake for 30-35 minutes or until the pears are tender when pierced with a sharp knife.

Serves 6.

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    1. Jo, good for this time of year. Thanks.

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  2. I've had a pear crisp once before (also a peach crisp) and it was sooooooo delicious. I must try your recipe!

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    1. Cathy, I hope you like it. Thanks!

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  3. Looks great! I just made apple crisp the other day. It was delicious!

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    1. Thanks, Sherry, apple crisp is great too.

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  4. mmmmm sounds delightful--i am a big fan of pears---i make this sorta with apples---this sounds better to me-thanks ruth!

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    1. Lynn, thanks great! If you lived near I'd have you come over and get some pears. My parents have a couple trees and we went to pick them and ended up with a ton. Not a lot of pear fans around here so I still have quite a few left.

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