The Eat Food NOT Money Cookbook

Pear crisp

What you’ll need:

4 -5 ripe pears
2 Tbl lemon juice
¾ c dried cherries, blueberries or raisins
6 Tbl butter, softened
2/3 c flour
2/3 c oats
2/3 c brown sugar
½ c chopped pecans or walnuts
1 tsp cinnamon
½ tsp allspice
Vanilla ice cream or whipped topping (optional)

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Halve and core the pears. Slice into ½ inch slices. Toss with lemon juice. Combine pears and dried fruit in a 13 x 9 inch pan. Mix butter and flour with a fork until it’s crumbly. Mix in oats, brown sugar, nuts and spices. Sprinkle evenly over fruit and press down lightly. Bake for 20 – 25 minutes or until pears are tender (check with the tip of a knife or a fork). Serve warm with ice cream or whipped topping. Makes 6 – 8 servings.

Cost:
pears- $2.18/lb
lemons – $1.99/4
raisins – $1.12/box
butter – $1.75/pound
flour – $2.12/5 pound bag
oatmeal – $1.59
brown sugar – $1.89/ 2 pound bag
pecans – $3.00
cinnamon – $1.85
whipped topping – $0.99
Total – $9.00

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December 19, 2008 - Posted by | -fruit dishes, DELICIOUS DESSERTS | , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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