Fruit Crisps are a super simple homemade dessert to be enjoyed warm, room temperature or cold, with ice cream or without. If you have an abundance of apples or pears, make this!
When life gives you a bucket of pears or apples....make a crisp!
Look no further for a dessert that is delicious and satisfying AND fairly healthy. Fruit Crisps are my new favorite sweet to bake and serve warm with a side of ice cream or low-fat frozen yogurt.
Fresh fruit is the star of the show in a crisp. And when topped with a mixture that is mainly whole oats you are adding to the health power of this sweet concoction.
The prevailing flavor accent is cinnamon, a spice with proven health benefits.
So, pick up some pears or apples and get crispin'!!
Asian Pear Crisp
- 2 pounds Asian pears, Bosc pears, or apples - you can also mix the pears and apples
- 1 Tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 2 Tablespoons packed brown sugar
- 2 Tablespoons almond flour, (all-purpose flour can also be used)
- 1 Tablespoon cinnamon
- dash nutmeg
- 1 ½ cups old-fashioned oats
- ⅔ cup almond flour, (all-purpose flour can also be used)
- ¼ cup packed brown sugar
- ¼ teaspoon baking powder
- ½ teaspoon sea salt
- ½ cup butter, , melted
- Preheat oven to 350ºF.
- Spray an 8"x8" glass pan with non-stick baking spray or lightly butter bottom of pan.
- Cut the fruit into bite-sized chunks.
- Put the chunks of fruit into the prepared pan and toss with lemon juice.
- In a small bowl mix together the brown sugar, flour, cinnamon and nutmeg.
- Sprinkle the sugar mixture over the fruit and toss to coat all the fruit pieces.
- For the topping, mix together in a medium bowl the oats, flour, brown sugar, baking powder and sea salt.
- Add the melted butter and stir until well incorporated.
- Layer the topping on the fruit and spread it to evenly cover.
- Bake for 35-45 minutes until the fruit is hot and bubbling.