Harvest Pear Crisp


Harvest Pear Crisp


Quantity Ingredients
6 cups Anjou or Bartlett pears, cored and cut lengthwise into 1/2-inch-thick slices (about 3 pounds)
1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1 tbsp cornstarch
1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon, divided
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 tsp salt
3 tbsp chilled butter, cut into small pieces
1/3 cup regular oats
1/4 cup coarsely chopped walnuts


Preheat oven to 375°.

  1. Combine pears and lemon juice in a 2-quart baking dish; toss gently to coat.
  2. Combine granulated sugar, cornstarch, and 1 teaspoon cinnamon; stir with a whisk.
  3. Add cornstarch mixture to pear mixture; toss well to coat.
  4. Lightly spoon flour into a dry measuring cup; level with a knife.
  5. Place flour, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, brown sugar, and salt in a food processor; pulse 2 times or until combined.
  6. Add chilled butter; pulse 6 times or until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  7. Add oats and walnuts; pulse 2 times.
  8. Sprinkle flour mixture evenly over pear mixture.
  9. Bake at 375° for 40 minutes or until pears are tender and topping is golden brown.
  10. Cool 20 minutes on a wire rack; serve warm or at room temperature.

Yield:  8 servings

Per serving: 285 calories (24% from fat); 8 g fat (3 g sat fat), 12 mg cholesterol, 55 g carbohydrate, 2.4 g protein,  5 g fibre, 197 mg sodium

Source: www.cookinglight.com