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Pear Crumble

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Pear Crumble
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 1 hr 5 min
  • Servings 8
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Serve this mouth-watering pear crumble with ice cream. A baked dessert that’s sure to please everyone.
Updated Sep 20, 2016

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups crushed gingersnap cookies (about 30 cookies; 8 oz)
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 4 cups water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 6 medium pears, peeled, cubed
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Vanilla ice cream, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly spray 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In small bowl, mix cookie crumbs and melted butter. Press half of mixture in bottom of baking dish. Set remaining mixture aside for topping.
  • 3
    In 2-quart saucepan, heat granulated sugar, water and salt over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until sugar is dissolved. Add pears; cook 15 minutes or just until pears are tender. Remove from heat. Drain, reserving 1/4 cup syrup.
  • 4
    Spoon pears over crust in baking dish; pour lemon juice and reserved syrup over top. In small bowl, mix brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg; sprinkle over pears. Top with reserved crumb mixture.
  • 5
    Bake 25 minutes or until filling is bubbly and topping is golden. Serve warm with ice cream.

Nutrition

480 Calories, 16g Total Fat, 4g Protein, 83g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
480
Total Fat
16g
0%
Saturated Fat
9g
0%
Sodium
360mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
83g
0%
Dietary Fiber
6g
0%
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 1/2 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
5 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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