Pear and Berry Crisp
  • 3 lbs. (5 to 7) ripe pears
  • 2 Tbsp. flour
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 12 oz. frozen mixed berries
  • 3 Tbsp. sugar
  • Oatmeal Topping:
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • ½ cup rolled oats
  • ¼ cup light brown sugar
  • ¼ tsp. allspice
  • 4 Tbsp. cold unsalted butter
  1. Preheat oven to 400°.
  2. Peel pears and cut into ¾ inch pieces. Spread frozen berries in a single layer on a paper towel lined baking sheet; thaw 30 min. at room temp.
  3. Meanwhile, make Oatmeal Topping: in a large bowl, mix together flour, brown sugar, sugar, allspice and a pinch of salt. Stir in oats. Using a pastry blender, two knives, or your fingers, to incorporate butter (cut into small pieces) into flour mixture until large, moist clumps form. In a large bowl, combine pears with lemon juice, thawed berries, sugar and flour; toss well.
  4. Transfer to a shallow 2-quart baking dish. Sprinkle evenly with chilled topping. Bake until fruit is tender and topping is golden, about 45 minutes. Cool at least 20 minutes before cutting.
Recipe by Kuhn Orchards at