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Ginger-Cherry-Pear Crisp with Oatmeal Topping

Ginger-Cherry-Pear Crisp with Oatmeal Topping
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 1 hr 40 min
  • Servings 12

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

Ingredients

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

Steps

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  • 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.

Expert Tips

  • To quickly remove seeds from pears, cut in half and use a melon baller.
  • Pecans can be substituted for the walnuts.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
450
Calories from Fat
180
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
30%
Saturated Fat
8g
40%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
30mg
10%
Sodium
240mg
10%
Potassium
300mg
9%
Total Carbohydrate
63g
21%
Dietary Fiber
4g
16%
Sugars
39g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
8%
8%
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 Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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