Old-fashioned pear crisp

Prep 15 min
Total 1 hour
Makes 6 servings



large pears
1 tbsp
all-purpose flour
1 cup
rolled oats
1/2 cup
1/2 cup
all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp
ground ginger
generous pinch
1/4 tsp
1/3 cup
butter, at room temperature


  • Core and thinly slice peeled pears. Spread out in a 9-inch (23-cm) pie plate. Sprinkle with 1 tbsp (15 mL) flour, then stir until coated.
  • In a bowl, stir rolled oats with sugar, 1/2 cup (125 mL) flour, ginger, cinnamon and salt until evenly mixed. Using a fork or your hands, stir or work in butter until crumbly. Scatter over pears. Bake in centre of preheated 350F (180C) oven until pears are tender, 45 minutes.


Calories 324, Protein 3.9 g, Carbohydrates 53.8 g, Fat 11.7 g, Fibre 6.6 g,
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