Cranberry-Pear Crisp

Another variation on our seasonal fruit crisps.  This one is lovely for late fall.

8 servings

Kitchen equipment

  • 2 Large bowls, small microwave-safe dish
  • 8 X 8 glass baking dish
  • Butter knife, fork
  • Measuring cup, measuring spoons
  • Cutting board & paring knife



  • 4 to 6 firm pears, peeled and cut into 3/4-inch pieces (6 cups)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 ½ cups cranberries
  • ⅓ cup sugar


  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup rolled oats
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ⅓ cup butter
  • 2 Tbs hemp hearts (optional, but really good & healthy)
  • 1/4 cup pecan pieces (or walnut pieces, if you prefer)
  • 1 pinch salt

To serve:

  • Vanilla ice cream or whipped cream (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 375℉. In a large bowl, toss pears with lemon juice. Add cranberries and 1/3 cup sugar; toss well.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix together flour, oats, brown sugar, hemp hearts, nuts & salt. Melt butter in microwave-safe dish (start with 30 seconds), then pour over flour-oat mixture and mix in thoroughly with a fork.
  3. Stir the pear-cranberry mixture well, then dump into 8 X 8 baking dish. Sprinkle the topping mixture evenly over fruit.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for about 35 minutes, until topping is golden brown. Serve warm or at room temperature. Whipped cream or ice cream is nice on top.

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