Crisp: Harvest Pear Crisp

posted by Terrytx 09-21-102 8:48 AM

* Exported from MasterCook *
Harvest Pear Crisp
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Serving Size : 8 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Desserts
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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6 cups Anjou or Bartlett pears, cored and cut lengthwise into 1/2-inch-thick slices (about 3 pounds)
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon, divided
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons chilled butter, cut into small pieces
1/3 cup regular oats
1/4 cup coarsely chopped walnuts

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Combine pears and lemon juice in a 2-quart baking dish; toss gently to coat. Combine granulated sugar, cornstarch, and 1 teaspoon cinnamon; stir with a whisk. Add cornstarch mixture to to pear mixture; toss well to coat.

Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cup; level with a knife. Place flour, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, brown sugar and salt in a process; pulse 2 times or until combined. Add chilled butter; pulse 6 times or until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add oats and walnuts; pulse 2 times. Sprinkle flour mixture evenly over pear mixture.

Bake at 375 for 40 minutes or until pears are tender and topping is golden brown. Cool 20 minutes on a wire rack; serve warm or at room temperature.

285 cal, 7.7g fat, 2.4g pro, 55.5g carb, 5.1g fiber, 12mg chol, 1.2mg iron, 197mg sod, 42mg calc.

Source: Cooking Light-9/02

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