Cinnamon, Vanilla & Pear Crisp

Jenni K


Something different than your Apple Crisp, but still delicious!

This is a recipe I adapted from a Curtis Stone recipe when he had to show "Take Home Chef"


★★★★★ 3 votes

8x8 pan
10 Min
45 Min


Add to Grocery List


  • 1/3 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 5
    ripe pears, peeled, cored, and sliced
  • 3/4 tsp

  • 3/4 c
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    old fashioned or quick cooking oats
  • 1 stick
    butter, cut into pieces
  • 3/4 c
    sliced almonds, coarsely chopped
  • ·
    pinch of salt

How to Make Cinnamon, Vanilla & Pear Crisp


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Put sugar and cinnamon in an 8 inch square baking dish, mix to distribute the cinnamon evenly. Add in the pears and toss to coat. Sprinkle vanilla extract over pears and mix.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix flour, sugar, oats and salt to blend. Using your fingers, rub the butter into the flour mixture until moist crumbs form. Mix in the almonds.
  4. Sprinkle the crumb topping evenly over the pear mixture. Bake for 45 minutes, or until the fruit is tender and the topping is golden brown.
  5. Let set for 10 minutes to cool slightly. Serve with vanilla ice cream if desired.

Printable Recipe Card

About Cinnamon, Vanilla & Pear Crisp

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

Show 10 Comments & Reviews

Pinterest Pass Or Fail: Lattice Crust Baked Apples Recipe

Pinterest Pass or Fail: Lattice Crust Baked Apples

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

What's better in fall than apple pie? It's filled with quintessential fall flavors. But what to do when you want apple pie, but don't want to make a whole pie?...

8 Cranberry Recipes Popping With Flavor

8 Cranberry Recipes Popping With Flavor

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Cranberries aren't just for sauce anymore. We've found 8 cranberry recipes that shine a spotlight on this tart treat.

6 Recipes To Celebrate Dessert Month

6 Recipes to Celebrate Dessert Month

Kitchen Crew

October is National Dessert Month. Yes, there is a whole month dedicated to what I think I should be considered a meal. Raise your hand if you plan your main...