Ginger-Cherry-Pear Crisp with Oatmeal Topping

Ginger-Cherry-Pear Crisp with Oatmeal Topping

Add gingery flavor to this delicious cherry and pear crisp made with Betty Crocker® oatmeal cookie mix – perfect for a dessert treat.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

1:40

Hr:Mins

Makes

12

Servings

1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker® oatmeal cookie mix
3/4
cup cold butter or margarine
1
cup chopped walnuts
6
medium pears, peeled, cut into 1-inch pieces (about 7 cups)
1
bag (5.5 oz) dried cherries
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
2
teaspoons ground ginger
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom only of 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. In large bowl, place cookie mix. Cut in butter, using pastry blender (or pulling 2 table knives through ingredients in opposite directions), until particles are the size of peas. Remove 1 cup crumb mixture to small bowl; stir in walnuts. Set aside for topping. Press remaining crumb mixture into bottom of dish.
  3. In another large bowl, toss pears, cherries, brown sugar and ginger; spoon over crust. Sprinkle reserved crumb/nut mixture over fruit.
  4. Bake 40 to 50 minutes or until topping is golden brown and edges are bubbly. Cool about 20 minutes. Serve warm.
Makes 12 Servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tips
To quickly remove seeds from pears, cut in half and use a melon baller.
Pecans can be substituted for the walnuts.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 450
    • (Calories from Fat 180),
  • Total Fat 20g
    • (Saturated Fat 8g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 30mg;
  • Sodium 240mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 63g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
    • Sugars 39g),
  • Protein 5g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 1 Fruit;
    • 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 4 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 4;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.