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Cinnamon Pear Crisp

Cinnamon Pear Crisp

Cinnamon Pear Crisp

Hungry for something homey, warm and crunchy? Then this is the dessert for you. Pear Brown Betty features a spicy pear filling with a crunchy topping.


Makes 12 (1/2-cup) servings


8 medium pears, cored, peeled and sliced
3/4 cup frozen unsweetened apple juice concentrate, thawed
1/2 cup golden raisins
1/4 cup plus 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour, divided
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/3 cup uncooked quick oats
3 tablespoons packed dark brown sugar
3 tablespoons margarine, melted


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Spray 11X7-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. Combine sliced pears, apple juice concentrate, raisins, 3 tablespoons flour and cinnamon in large bowl; mix well. Spoon mixture into prepared baking dish.
  3. Combine remaining 1/4 cup flour, oats, brown sugar and margarine in medium bowl; mix until coarse crumbs form. Sprinkle evenly over pear mixture. Bake 1 hour or until golden brown. Cool in pan on wire rack.

Nutritional Information

Fiber 3 g
Carbohydrate 38 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Total Fat 4 g
Calories from Fat 17 %
Calories 179
Protein 2 g
Sodium 40 mg

Dietary Exchange

Fat 1/2
Fruit 2
Starch 1/2

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