Pear and Cherry Crisp with Almond Custard Sauce

Looking for a baked dessert recipe? Then check out this fruits crisp with a nutty custard sauce.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 20 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

Pear and Cherry Crisp

3/4
cup quick-cooking oats
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
3
tablespoons all-purpose flour
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
2
tablespoons dried cherries
4
medium pears, peeled, cored and sliced (4 cups)
1
cup frozen pitted tart cherries
1/3
cup granulated sugar
3
tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon almond extract

Sauce

2
containers (4 oz each) refrigerated vanilla fat-free pudding
1/4
cup fat-free half-and-half
1/4
teaspoon almond extract

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In small bowl, mix oats, brown sugar, 3 tablespoons flour and the butter until crumbly. Stir in dried cherries; set aside.
  • 2 In 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish, mix remaining fruit crisp ingredients. Sprinkle oat mixture over filling; press slightly.
  • 3 Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until topping is golden brown and mixture is bubbly. Cool 15 minutes.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix all sauce ingredients. Serve fruit crisp with sauce.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
260
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 1/2g
3 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
95mg
95%;
Total Carbohydrate
53g
53%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
35g
35%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 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; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.