Gingered Pear Crisp

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 274
  • Calories from fat: 18%
  • Fat: 5.5g
  • Saturated fat: 2.9g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.2g
  • Protein: 2.2g
  • Carbohydrate: 57.6g
  • Fiber: 3.6g
  • Cholesterol: 12mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Sodium: 168mg
  • Calcium: 35mg


  • Filling:
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 pounds ripe pears, peeled and chopped (about 8 pears)
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • Cooking spray
  • Topping:
  • 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup chilled butter, cut into small pieces
  • 1/2 cup crystallized ginger, minced (about 4 ounces)
  • 3 tablespoons honey


  1. Preheat oven to 375°.
  2. To prepare filling, combine the first 3 ingredients in a large bowl. Sprinkle with 2 tablespoons flour; toss gently to coat. Spoon filling into an 8-inch square baking dish coated with cooking spray.
  3. To prepare topping, lightly spoon 3/4 cup flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine 3/4 cup flour, 2 tablespoons flour, 1/2 cup sugar, and salt in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Cut in butter with a pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add ginger and honey; stir just until moistened. Sprinkle over filling. Bake at 375° for 40 minutes or until golden and bubbly.
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