Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 50 mins

This easy, comforting pear crumble is sure to please. Serve it as is or with low-fat ice cream. Substitute all-purpose gluten-free flour and gluten-free oats in the filling and AP gluten-free flour in the filling to make this a gluten-free dessert. Dietary Exchanges: 1 1/2 fruit, 2 other carbohydrates, 2 fat ( 3 Carbohydrate Serving). From EatingWell magazine, November/December 2007 and EatingWell for a Healthy Heart Cookbook. Posted for ZWT6 -- Great Britain Region.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. To prepare topping: Combine oats, walnuts, brown sugar, flour and cinnamon in a medium bowl.
  3. Drizzle with oil and stir until evenly moist.
  4. To prepare filling: Combine pears, maple syrup, raisins, flour, lemon juice and ginger in a large bowl and mix well.
  5. Transfer the mixture to a 9-by-13-inch baking dish.
  6. Sprinkle the topping over the pears.
  7. Bake the crumble until the pears are tender and the topping is golden, 45 to 50 minutes.
  8. Let stand for at least 10 minutes before serving.
  9. Serve warm as is or you can add a scoop of good low-fat ice cream to the top.
Most Helpful

I had 4 pears, so I made 1/2 recipe which was perfect for the 2 of us. The pear mixture was so tasty and we loved the crunch of the topping. Made for ZWT 8.

PanNan August 19, 2012

DELICIOUS! I used seven unpeeled Bosc pears, all whole wheat flour, and because I had no crystallized ginger, I added the zest of one lemon! Made for Spring PAC 2012.

Kerfuffle-Upon-Wincle March 18, 2012

This was absolutely delicious and much better than the recipe I have used in the past. Congrats FN on your week 2 Football Pool win for 2010! This is definitely a keeper recipe. The oats and maple along with ginger gave the pears a wonderful flavor.

Sherrybeth September 28, 2010