Apple and Pear Crisp

Apple and Pear Crisp

From cooking light magazine, you can make this crisp using all apples or a combination of apples and pears….and you don’t have to feel guilty about eating it!


  • ¾ Cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 ¼ cup oats
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup melted butter
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract, divided
  • ½ cup apple cider
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 ½ teaspoon cornstarch
  • Dash of salt
  • 10 cups sliced peeled apples and or sliced peeled pears
  • Cooking spray


Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Combine flour, oats, brown sugar, cinnamon and ½ teaspoon salt in small bowl. Add melted butter and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Stir until moist and crumbly.

Combine 1 teaspoon vanilla, cider, white sugar, cornstarch and dash of salt in large bowl. Stir with whisk. Add apples and toss to coat. Spoon mixture into 13 x 9 baking dish coated with cooking spray.

Sprinkle with oat mixture. Cover with foil. Bake at 375 for 30 minutes. Uncover and bake 30 more minutes until brown and bubbly.

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