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Pear Crisp with Vanilla Ice Cream


Perfect pear crisp recipe. Don't let it burn with the extra time, just make sure the topping is a lovely golden brown. Make sure to have either fresh whipped cream or vanilla ice cream to serve with this crisp.

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  • 4 to 5 large pears, like Bosc
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup pecans, very finely chopped
  • 1 stick butter, about 8 tablespoons, melted


Servings 6
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 60mins
Adapted from


Step 1

Preheat oven to 350°F.

Peel, core, and dice pears. Place into a bowl and stir together with 2/3 cup sugar and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Set aside.

In a separate bowl, combine flour, sugar, brown sugar, cinnamon, and pecans. Stir together. Drizzle melted butter gradually, stirring with a fork as you go until all combined.

Pour pears into a baking dish; top with crumb topping.

Bake at 350°F for 30 minutes.

Place pan on top rack of oven for an additional 10 minutes, or until topping is golden brown.

Serve warm. with vanilla ice cream.

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