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Choose the ripest Bartlett pears you can find, because their soft, juicy texture and sweet flavor make a big difference in this dessert.

Recipe by Cooking Light March 2004


Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Melanie J. Clarke

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6 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)


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  • Preheat oven to 375°.

  • Combine first 6 ingredients in a large bowl, stirring to combine. Add pears; toss gently to coat. Spoon pear mixture into a shallow 2-quart baking dish lightly coated with cooking spray.

  • Lightly spoon flour into a dry measuring cup; level with a knife. Combine flour, oats, brown sugar, cinnamon, and 1/8 teaspoon salt in a medium bowl. Cut in butter with a pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse meal, and stir in nuts. Sprinkle flour mixture over pear mixture.

  • Bake at 375° for 35 minutes or until topping is lightly browned. Cool on a wire rack 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

272 calories; calories from fat 31%; fat 9.5g; saturated fat 3.8g; mono fat 3.1g; poly fat 1.2g; protein 2.8g; carbohydrates 48g; fiber 4g; cholesterol 15mg; iron 0.9mg; sodium 112mg; calcium 32mg.