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Cardamom-Scented Oatmeal-Pear Crisp

Yield 10 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1/3 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 6 tablespoons chilled stick margarine, cut into small pieces
  • 6 cups (1-inch) pieces ripe peeled Bartlett pears (about 2 1/2 pounds)
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • Vanilla low-fat frozen yogurt (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 236
  • caloriesfromfat 30 %
  • fat 7.9 g
  • satfat 1.4 g
  • monofat 3.2 g
  • polyfat 2.4 g
  • protein 2.6 g
  • carbohydrate 42 g
  • fiber 4.7 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 1.2 mg
  • sodium 85 mg
  • calcium 35 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 375°.

  2. Combine first 4 ingredients; cut in margarine with a pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse meal. Set aside.

  3. Combine pears, cranberries, 1/4 cup brown sugar, and cardamom in a 13 x 9-inch baking dish; toss well. Sprinkle with oats mixture. Bake at 375° for 30 minutes or until pears are tender. Serve warm with vanilla frozen yogurt, if desired.