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Pear and Cheddar Crisp

Rated as 4.58 out of 5 Stars

"An unusual combination but very good. Peeled or unpeeled pears of any type will do."
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Ingredients

1 h servings 395 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Butter a 2-quart casserole dish.
  2. Toss pears with lemon juice in a bowl. Combine 1/2 cup light brown sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon, and cloves together in a separate bowl. Add sugar mixture to pear mixture; toss to coat. Transfer to the prepared casserole dish. Sprinkle pear mixture with Cheddar cheese.
  3. Combine flour and 1/2 cup light brown sugar in a food processor; pulse to mix. Cut butter into flour mixture until crumb consistency. Sprinkle topping over Cheddar cheese layer.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until top is golden brown, about 45 minutes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 395 calories; 11.1 g fat; 73.7 g carbohydrates; 4.2 g protein; 30 mg cholesterol; 72 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I found this recipe and tried it because I had an abundance of pears. I gave it to my 14 year old daughter to fix because I had to work. She did a great job fixing it! It was delightful!

Most helpful critical review

Four large bartlett pears equalled 6 cups. I like spices, but with fruit I want to taste the fruit more so I reduced cinnamon to 1/2t & cloves to 1/16t. Instead of buttering the dish, I put a ...

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I found this recipe and tried it because I had an abundance of pears. I gave it to my 14 year old daughter to fix because I had to work. She did a great job fixing it! It was delightful!

Literally one of the best crisps I've ever had or made. LOVE this simple recipe. I followed it *nearly* to a tee... But made a couple embellishments which worked wonderfully: - added a large, ri...

I made it gluten free by substituting gluten free flour and adding 1/4 cup chopped pecans to the topping. This recipe is a keeper. I used the hard canning pears we have here in LA. I put them in...

I used gluten free flour, because I am gluten free. Added some ground almond meal to the crumb top. Used minute tapioca instead of cornstarch to the filling. I always use tapioca with fresh fru...

Great recipe! We made it with mild Cheddar and really liked it. The cheddar gives an interesting flavor dynamic.

Very, very good. I would recommend to anyone.

This is my favorite crisp recipe! The cheese adds a nice twist. I also added a pinch of ginger and nutmeg.

No complaints about this recipe as it is fool proof! Made it to a tee, except I left out the cloves. I left the dish in the oven for the full 45 mins and broiled on low for an additional 3 mins ...

I had to try this recipe since I had a ton of pears and cheddar that I needed to use up. Overall I think it's tasty, but I think it could be amazing with a different cheese. The Cheddar is just ...