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Vanilla-Ginger-Pear Crumble

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Vanilla-Ginger-Pear Crumble
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 20 min
  • Servings 6
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Bake this cobbler topped with vanilla wafer cookies - a delicious fruit dessert.
Updated Sep 20, 2010

Ingredients

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)
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    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.
  • tip 2
    For an elegant touch, serve this dessert in a stemmed glass!

Nutrition

300 Calories, 9g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 51g Total Carbohydrate, 34g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
300
Calories from Fat
80
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
5g
26%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Sodium
90mg
4%
Potassium
210mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
51g
17%
Dietary Fiber
5g
20%
Sugars
34g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
6%
6%
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 Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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