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Spiced Pear Crisp Recipe

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This recipe for Spiced Pear Crisp, by , is from Aelred and Rita Wagner Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Wil Wagner
Added: Tuesday, June 27, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
TOPPING:
1/3 cup quick-cooking oats
4 tablespoons all-purpose flour
4 tablespoons firmly-packed light brown sugar
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons butter
1/4 cup sliced unblanched almonds
FRUIT
1-1/2 pounds firm ripe pears such as Bartletts
1 tablespoon lemon juice

Directions:
Directions:
In a small bowl, combine oats, 3 tablespoons flour, 2 tablespoons brown sugar, 1/2 teaspoon ginger, 1/4 teaspoon allspice and salt. Using a pastry blender or fingers, cut in the butter until the mixture is crumbly. Stir in almonds. Set aside.
To prepare fruit, combine remaining 1 tablespoon flour, 2 tablespoons brown sugar, 1/2 teaspoon ginger and 1/4 teaspoon allspice, and toss to coat. Turn pear mixture into a 9 inch pie plate. Sprinkle topping mixture over pears. Bake at 375 for 30 to 40 minutes until topping is nicely browned and fruit is tender and bubbling.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 to 6

 

 

 

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