Vanilla-Ginger-Pear Crumble

Vanilla-Ginger-Pear Crumble

Bake this cobbler topped with vanilla wafer cookies - a delicious fruit dessert.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

1:20

Hr:Mins

Makes

6

servings

Pear Mixture
6
medium slightly ripe, firm Bartlett pears (about 2 3/4 lb), peeled, cut into 1/2-inch slices (about 6 cups)
1/4
cup granulated sugar
2
tablespoons Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
2
teaspoons vanilla
1/2
to 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger
Topping
1/3
cup Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
cup cold butter or margarine, cut into pieces
12
vanilla wafer cookies, crushed (about 1/2 cup)
  1. Heat oven to 375°F.
  2. In large bowl, mix pear mixture ingredients until evenly coated. Spread in ungreased 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish.
  3. In same bowl, mix 1/3 cup flour and the brown sugar. Cut in butter, using pastry blender (or pulling 2 table knives through mixture in opposite directions), until mixture looks like coarse crumbs. Stir in crushed cookies. Crumble over pears.
  4. Bake 50 to 60 minutes or until pears are tender and topping is golden brown.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Kitchen Tips
The pears in this recipe should be slightly ripe, yet firm. If you need to ripen your pears a bit, place in a sealed paper bag at room temperature.
For an elegant touch, serve this dessert in a stemmed glass!

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 300
    • (Calories from Fat 80),
  • Total Fat 9g
    • (Saturated Fat 5g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 20mg;
  • Sodium 90mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 51g
    • (Dietary Fiber 5g,
    • Sugars 34g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 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;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.