Pears 'n apple crisp with cranberries - Fox 28: South Bend, Elkhart IN News, Weather, Sports

Pears 'n apple crisp with cranberries

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Servings: 8 - 1 ¼ cup.

5 A Day servings: 1.


4 medium almost-ripe pears
4 medium crisp apples
1 cup dried cranberries
3 tbsps. water
1 lemon, juice and grated peel
1 cup brown sugar, divided into 2 portions
1 tsp. cardamom, divided into 2 portions
½ cup whole rolled oats
½ cup all-purpose flour
2 tbsps. butter
1 cup vanilla yogurt, optional*

1. Preheat oven to 375° F and place oven rack in middle position.

2. Peel pears and apples, cut into quarters and core. Cut into large dice and place in lightly greased, shallow baking casserole. Sprinkle evenly with cranberries and water.

3. Remove peel from lemon and reserve juice. Sprinkle grated peel over fruit mixture.

4. Combine one half the brown sugar with one half the cardamom and sprinkle over fruit.

5. Meanwhile, combine rolled oats, flour, and remaining sugar and cardamom in medium bowl. Add butter and work with a fork until mixture is well-blended butter and crumbly. Add lemon juice and mix thoroughly. Sprinkle evenly over entire fruit mixture. Place in hot oven and bake for 45 minutes.

6. Remove from oven, allow to cool slightly. Stir yogurt in a small bowl until creamy. Serve bowls of warm Crisp, topped with yogurt if desired.

*Optional ingredients are not included in the dietary analysis.

Nutritional Information per Serving
Calories: 290
Carbohydrates: 65g
Total Fat: 3.5g
Cholesterol: 10mg
Saturated Fat: 2g
Dietary Fiber: 5g
% of Calories from Fat: 6%
Sodium: 40mg
Protein: 0g  

Credit: Recipe developed for the Produce for Better Health Foundation by Chef Carmen I. Jones, CCP


*DISCLAIMER*: The information contained in or provided through this site section is intended for general consumer understanding and education only and is not intended to be and is not a substitute for professional advice. Use of this site section and any information contained on or provided through this site section is at your own risk and any information contained on or provided through this site section is provided on an "as is" basis without any representations or warranties.
Powered by WorldNow

Fox 28

58096 County Road 7, South
Elkhart, IN 46517

Switchboard: 574.679.9758
News Phone: 574.679.4545
Station Fax: 574.294.1267

All content ┬ęCopyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WSJV. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Heather Stewart at (574) 343-5310. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at