Classic Pear Crisp recipe

Classic Pear Crisp

This Classic Pear Crisp recipe is perfect for fall when pears are in season. It’s a comforting, warm dessert that’s easy to make and great for serving a crowd. This recipe serves 6 and will take about 45 minutes to make from start to finish.


  • Calories: 284
  • Total Fat: 9g
  • Saturated Fat: 5g
  • Cholesterol: 20mg
  • Sodium: 101mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 50g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6g
  • Sugar: 32g
  • Protein: 2g


  • 4 cups sliced and peeled ripe pears
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, cut into small pieces


  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the sliced pears, granulated sugar, 1/4 cup flour, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Mix well and pour into a 9-inch square baking dish.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine the remaining 1/2 cup flour, rolled oats, brown sugar, and salt. Mix well.
  4. Add the butter and use your fingers to mix until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  5. Sprinkle the topping evenly over the pears.
  6. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until the topping is golden brown and the pears are tender when pierced with a knife.
  7. Let cool for a few minutes before serving.

Additional Notes

  • This recipe can be made gluten-free by using gluten-free flour and oats.
  • Serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for an extra special treat.

Category: Dessert

Cuisine: American

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 30-35 minutes

Servings: 6

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