Apple and Pear Crisp

READY IN: 1hr 25mins
Recipe by JackieMarie

This was on Barefoot Contessa and it is fabulous! She calls for Macoun apples, but I used Granny Smith and would do it again. The family enjoyed this very much. Perfect for the holiday seasons coming up.

Top Review by adopt a greyhound

Great flavors for this dessert. Didn't have ice cream but put lime sherbet over the top while warm. YUM.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Peel, core, and cut the pears and apples into large chunks. Place the fruit in a large bowl and add the zests, juices, sugar, flour, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Pour into a 9x12x2-inch oval baking dish.
  3. For Topping:.
  4. Combine the flour, sugars, salt, oatmeal and butter in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment.** (see below). Mix on low speed for 1 minute until the mixture is in large crumbles. Sprinkle evenly over the fruit, covering the fruit completely.
  5. Place the baking dish on a sheet pan and bake for 50 minutes to 1 hour, until the top is brown and the fruit is bubbly. Serve warm.
  6. ** I used my hands to mix the topping, that way the butter melted and the topping just held together better.

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