Pear Apple Crisp


Fall favourites – pears and apples – team together in this easy crisp dessert.

6 cups (1.5 L) pears, peeled, cored and chopped
2 cups (500 mL) apples, peeled, cored and chopped
2 tbsp (30 mL) all-purpose flour
2 tbsp (30 mL) packed brown sugar
2 tbsp (30 mL) lemon juice
1/4 tsp (1 mL) cinnamon

1 cup (250 mL) quick cooking rolled oats, not instant)
1/2 cup (125 mL) packed brown sugar
1/3 cup (75 mL) all-purpose flour
1 pinch ground nutmeg
1/3 cup (75 mL) salted butter, melted
In bowl, toss together pears, apples, flour, sugar, lemon juice and cinnamon until combined; spread in 8-inch (2 L) square glass baking dish. Set aside.

Topping: In small bowl, whisk together oats, sugar, flour and nutmeg; drizzle with butter, tossing with fork until crumbly. Sprinkle over pear mixture.

Bake in 350 degrees F (180 degrees C) oven until pears are tender and topping is golden and crisp, about 1 hour.

Servings: 6