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Warm Pear Crisp

Warm Pear Crisp
Warm Pear Crisp
This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension Service.


  • ¼ c. rolled oats
  • 1 Tbsp. walnuts
  • 7 Tbsp. whole-wheat flour
  • 2 ½ Tbsp. packed brown sugar
  • 1/8 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 Tbsp. plus 2 tsp. canola oil
  • 6 medium pears, cored and sliced
  • ¼ c. raisins
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1/8 tsp. nutmeg
  • pinch of cloves


Combine oats, walnuts, 6 Tbsp. whole-wheat flour, brown sugar and cinnamon. Add oil and mix thoroughly. In a separate bowl, toss pears with raisins, lemon juice, sugar, 1 Tbsp. whole-wheat flour, nutmeg and cloves. Spoon pear mixture into one 8- or 9-inch round cake pan sprayed with canola oil.Cover pear mixture with the oat mixture and press down gently. Bake at 375 F for 45 to 50 minutes. Crisp is done when topping has browned and pear juice bubbles to the top.

Makes nine servings.

Per serving: 160 calories, 4 grams (g) fat, 2 g protein, 33 g carbohydrate and 4 mg sodium.
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