Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 45 mins

A take-off from the apple crisp we all love. This recipe tastes great, and is featured in the cookbook Sundays at The Moosewood Restaurant.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Cut out and discard stems and cores from dried pears.
  3. Chop into 1/2-inch pieces to yield about 1 cup.
  4. In a small saucepan, bring the dried pear pieces and pear juice to a boil.
  5. Reduce the heat and simmer until the pears are tender, about 10 minutes.
  6. Meanwhile, core the fresh pears, chop into bite-sized pieces and place them in a 1-1/2-quart or 8-inch square baking dish.
  7. Melt butter in large saucepan and remove it from the heat.
  8. Add the brown sugar, oats, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  9. Stir to coat the oats evenly.
  10. When the dried pears are tender, pour them with their cooking liquid over the fresh pears in the baking dish.
  11. Top with the oat mixture.
  12. Bake uncovered for 45 minutes or until topping is crisp and brown.
  13. Serve warm with optional ice cream or whipped cream.

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