Spiced Apple and Pear Crisp

Spiced Apple and Pear Crisp

Serves 8 to 10

For this rustic dessert, take slices of sweet-tart apples and pears, toss with fresh ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg, and bake under a crisp oat topping. The warm spices serve as a delicious complement to the fruits.

  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) cold unsalted butter, cut into small cubes, plus more for buttering the dish
  • 3 Fuji apples, peeled, cored and thinly sliced
  • 3 ripe but firm pears, peeled, cored and thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon grated ginger
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
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Preheat oven to 350°F and lightly butter a 7x11-inch baking dish. In a large bowl, toss apples and pears with lemon juice, granulated sugar, ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg. Spoon fruit mixture evenly into prepared dish and set aside.

In a food processor, pulse flour, oats, brown sugar and salt until combined. Add butter and pulse again until mixture resembles coarse meal. Spread oat mixture evenly over fruit and bake until fruit is tender, juices are bubbly and topping is crisp, 45 to 50 minutes.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:270 calories (100 from fat), 11g total fat, 7g saturated fat, 25mg cholesterol, 70mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (4g dietary fiber, 25g sugar), 3g protein
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