Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

The perfect pear dessert. From the Houston Chronicle. Time does not include chilling time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Grease a 9 inch pie pan.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the flour, oats, brown sugar and cinnamon.
  4. Stir well.
  5. Stir in butter with a fork until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  6. Press 2/3 of the mixture into the bottom of the pie pan and bake for 15 minutes Remove from oven.
  7. Beat the cream cheese with the granulated sugar, egg and vanilla until well blended Spread over the baked crust.
  8. Top with pear slices arranged in a decorative circular pattern and sprinkle with the remaining crumb mixture.
  9. Return to the oven and bake an additional 30 minutes Remove from oven, cool and refrigerate at least two hours before serving.
Most Helpful

This was just wonderful! It tasted really good! I couldn't work out where the pecans came in though so I just sprinkled them on top. Thanks a lot for posting the recipe!

Ginger Rose October 07, 2007