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holiday ginger pear and apple crumble | superman cooks

Warm Pear and Apple Crumble

  • Author: Superman Cooks
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 35 mins
  • Yield: 3 portions 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: American


A delicious warm dessert that brings the flavors and scents of the holiday together


  • 1 Macintosh apple
  • 2 pears
  • 20 ginger snap cookies
  • 1/2 C chopped pecans
  • 4 TBSP butter
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tsp cornstarch
  • 1/4 tsp allspice
  • 1/2 C Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 C white sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Peel, seed and dice apple and pears and place in bowl covered with water
  3. In a medium sauce pan, melt 1 TBSP butter and add white sugar.
  4. Drain apples and pears and add to sauté pan, adding cinnamon and allspice.
  5. Mix thoroughly and cook over medium heat for 5 minutes, stirring until sugar and butter have melted and fruit is coated.
  6. Transfer to 3-8 ounce oven-safe dishes (a bread pan will work as well).
  7. In a food processor, pulverize the ginger snaps and place them in a bowl.
  8. Chop the pecans into small pieces and add to the ginger snaps.
  9. Add brown sugar and mix well.
  10. Melt remaining butter and add to mixture, stirring well to "wet" cookie/nut mix.
  11. Top fruit mixture with crumb topping and place dish(es) on baking sheet to catch drippings.
  12. Bake for 20 minutes in 350 degree oven.
  13. Remove from oven and top with ice cream or powdered sugar.

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