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Pear Crisp

in quick and easy whole grain dairy free gluten free overnight guaranteed classic


Everyone loves apple crisp, and this version with pears is sure to become a family favorite as well. It's warm, comforting, and just the right way to end dinner on a chilly fall evening. There's a high ratio of topping to fruit here; if you prefer more fruit, simply double the amount of pears.

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one 9" x 13" pan, 8 to 10 servings


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  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F. Grease a 9" x 13" baking pan.
  2. To make the filling: Mix the pears with the sugar, the lemon oil or juice, the flour, and the cinnamon. Put the filling into the pan. Set aside.
  3. To make the topping: Mix the pecans with the flour, cinnamon, brown sugar, and oats.
  4. Cut in the butter until the mixture forms coarse crumbs, about the size of peas.
  5. Sprinkle the topping on the fruit.
  6. Bake the crisp for 30 to 40 minutes, or until the topping has become golden brown and crunchy, and the fruit is bubbly.
  7. Store, covered, in the refrigerator for 5 days.