Pear Cobbler

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If you make the fruit mixture and dough ahead of time, you can assemble the cobbler just before dinner and serve it fresh and warm from the oven.

Yield: 8 servings
Recipe from Cooking Light

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 232
  • Calories from fat: 18%
  • Fat: 4.6g
  • Saturated fat: 0.8g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.8g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.4g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Carbohydrate: 47.7g
  • Fiber: 4.4g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 1.4mg
  • Sodium: 133mg
  • Calcium: 86mg

Ingredients

  • 6 cups sliced peeled pear (3 pounds)
  • 1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon apple pie spice
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup whole-wheat flour or all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons chilled stick margarine, cut into small pieces
  • 1/2 cup skim milk
  • 2 teaspoons margarine, melted
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Combine first 5 ingredients in a large bowl; toss gently to coat. Spoon pear mixture into an 8-inch square baking dish coated with cooking spray.
  3. Combine 1/2 cup all-purpose flour and next 4 ingredients (1/2 cup all-purpose flour through salt) in a medium bowl, and cut in 2 tablespoons chilled margarine with a pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add milk, and toss with a fork until flour mixture is moist.
  4. Drop dough by heaping tablespoons onto pear mixture. Brush melted margarine over dough, and sprinkle with brown sugar. Bake at 350° for 45 minutes or until lightly browned and bubbly.
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