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Pear or Apple Crisp

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Category: Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 4 Medium-size Anjou pears,
  • -Bartlett pears or Golden
  • -Delicious apples, peeled,
  • -cored, and sliced
  • 1 ts Ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 ts Ground nutmeg
  • 1 ts Lemon juice
  • 1/2 c Water
  • 1 c Sugar
  • 3/4 c All-purpose flour
  • 1/2 c Butter, or margarine
  • Whipping cream (optional)


Place pears in a greased 8-inch-square baking pan. Sprinkle with cinnamon,
nutmeg, lemon juice, and water; mix lightly.

In a medium-size bowl, mix sugar and flour. Using a pastry blender or 2
knives, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs; evenly scatter
crumbs over pear mixture. Bake in a 350 degrees oven until fruit is tender
when pierced and crust is lightly browned, about 1 hour. Offer cream to
pour over individual portions.

This recipe appeared in a 1949 issue of Sunset. Pears or apples are lightly
spiced, then baked beneath a crust of sweet, buttery crumbs.

Per serving: 622 cal. (35 percent from fat); 4 g protein; 24 g fat (14 g
sat.); 104 g carbo.; 236 mg sodium; 62 mg chol.

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