Apple and Pear Crisp
Recipe type: Dessert
Makes: 6 servings
Warm apple and pear crisp is comforting and delicious, especially with ice cream!
  • 3 large honeycrisp apples, thinly sliced*
  • 3 ripe but firm medium pears, thinly sliced**
  • 40g (1/4 cup) white whole wheat flour
  • 50g (1/4 cup) granulated sugar
  • 2g (1 teaspoon) ground cinnamon
  • 80g (1/2 cup) white whole wheat flour
  • 115g (1/2 cup, tightly packed) brown sugar (light or dark)
  • 1g (1/2 teaspoon) ground cinnamon
  • 71g (5 tablespoons) unsalted butter, chilled
  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees
Make filling:
  1. Place apples and pears into a large mixing bowl
  2. Stir in the flour, sugar, and cinnamon until all fruit is coated
  3. Spread out the filling in a 9×9 pan or baking dish
Make topping:
  1. Cut your butter into the mixture of brown sugar, flour and cinnamon
  2. Use fingers to combine until you are left with small lumps and pour it over the apples
  3. Bake for about 50-60 minutes or until fruit is tender and bubbling and the topping is browned
  4. Allow to cool for a few minutes and then serve topped with ice cream and or whipped cream
*honeycrisp worked really well, a mixture of braeburn and granny smith would be good for a sweet and tart combination; peeling optional
**I used bartlett but bosc would also work; peeling optional
Recipe by Keep It Sweet Desserts at