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Pear Crisp

Yield Makes 8 servings


  • 1/2 cup peach preserves
  • 5 pears, peeled and thinly sliced (about 3 cups)
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/3 cup cold butter or margarine, cut up
  • 1 cup granola with raisins, dates, and almonds

How to Make It

  1. Microwave preserves in large glass bowl at MEDIUM-HIGH (70% power) for 90 seconds or until melted. Stir in pears and cornstarch. Place in an 11- x 7-inch baking dish.

  2. Combine 1/3 cup sugar, flour, cinnamon, and nutmeg; cut in butter with pastry blender or fork until mixture is crumbly. Stir in granola. Sprinkle over pear mixture.

  3. Bake at 375° for 30 minutes or until topping is crisp and fruit is tender. Serve immediately, or chill.