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Pear & Cranberry Crisp

Pear & Cranberry Crisp | Catz in the Kitchen | | #pear #cranberry #crisp #dessertOkay, Halloween has come and gone which only means it’s time to bring on the HOLIDAYS! Yes, I was that crazy person who was listening to Christmas music this weekend. Hey, I know there is an unspoken (okay, sometimes spoken) rule about no Christmas music until after Thanksgiving, but you guys…I’m just so excited. Last year, I was pregnant and while I was loving the holidays, my heart wasn’t in it as much as it usually is because, hello…I was very, very pregnant and for me the holidays just meant one more thing I had to put up and take down while either still pregnant or with a newborn in the house. So this year…I’m going full swing…watch me go!

I don’t cook or bake a lot with pears or cranberries. So awful! But I decided that needed to change and I was going to start with this pear & cranberry crisp!

Pear & Cranberry Crisp | Catz in the Kitchen | | #pear #cranberry #crisp #dessertThe colors themselves are just so pretty and the flavor, well…I’m having a hard time keeping my husband out of the crisp! He actually ate a bowl of it for breakfast the other day! Apparently, that’s how we do breakfast on the weekends. Or maybe it’s just a guy thing. I don’t know. But I do know, that this crisp is really easy, really beautiful, and really really good! It’s sweet, it’s tart, it’s everything magical about the holidays!Pear & Cranberry Crisp | Catz in the Kitchen | | #pear #cranberry #crisp #dessert

Pear & Cranberry Crisp

Pear & Cranberry Crisp

Yield: 8
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes

Tart, juicy cranberries combined with sweet, succulent pears make the perfect marriage of Fall fruits in this bright and cheery pear & cranberry crisp!


  • 1 pkg (12 oz) fresh cranberries
  • 2 lbs pears, peeled and sliced
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, divded
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp all purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tsp cinnamon, divided
  • 1/3 cup old fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans


  1. Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees. In a large bowl, combine cranberries and pears. In a small bowl, combine sugar, 1 tsp cinnamon, and 1 Tablespoon flour. Pour the cinnamon and sugar mixture over the berries and pears and gently toss to combine. Pour into the bottom of a greased 8x8 baking dish.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine flour, 1 tsp cinnamon, oats, and brown sugar. With a pastry blender, cut in butter until the mixture resembles course sand. Stir in chopped pecans and spoon over the berries, pressing the crumb mixture into the fruit.
  3. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until topping is golden brown and pears are tender. Cool slightly. Serve with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 402Total Fat: 17gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 31mgSodium: 94mgCarbohydrates: 63gFiber: 6gSugar: 40gProtein: 3g

Nutrition information isn't always accurate.


Monday 11th of November 2013

Ha, I may or may not have already listened to a few tunes myself �� Love this dish girl!!

Alice Beauty

Wednesday 6th of November 2013

This dish looks delicious, I am going to give this a try when the kids are in bed, prefer not to share ;)

Chels/Catz in the Kitchen

Friday 8th of November 2013

Thanks, Alice! My husband has had a hard time staying out of it once our kids are in bed. Don't forget the whipped cream or ice cream ;)


Wednesday 6th of November 2013

Looks absolutely delicious! YUM YUM :D

Chels/Catz in the Kitchen

Friday 8th of November 2013

It's the perfect treat to get you excited about the holidays! :)

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