Classic Pear Crisp


Pears and crystallized ginger are baked under a crispy golden oat crust.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
6 servings


  • 1 cup rolled oats

  • cup brown sugar

  • ½ cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped crystallized ginger

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ¼ cup butter

  • 2 tablespoons white sugar

  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped crystallized ginger

  • 8 cups peeled and sliced pears

  • 1 pint vanilla ice cream


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease a 2 quart casserole dish or 9 inch square baking dish.

  2. In a medium bowl, stir together the oats, brown sugar, 1/2 cup flour, 1 teaspoon crystallized ginger, and cinnamon. Stir in the butter until the mixture is crumbly with pea sized lumps. Set aside.

  3. In a separate bowl, stir together the white sugar, 2 tablespoons flour and 2 teaspoons of crystallized ginger. Add the sliced pears, and toss to blend. Transfer to the prepared baking dish. Spread with the oat topping.

  4. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes in the preheated oven, until pears are soft and topping is golden brown. Cool slightly before serving with vanilla ice cream.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

449 Calories
14g Fat
81g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 449
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 40mg 13%
Sodium 97mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 81g 29%
Dietary Fiber 9g 32%
Total Sugars 47g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 10mg 50%
Calcium 104mg 8%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 457mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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