Maple Orange Pecan Pear Crisp

Nor M.


This is an easy recipe. I love pears. This is a clean tasting dessert. It has just enough sweetness. It has half the carbs of a typical fruit crisp. This is my version of a Pear crisp. It has maple syrup, pecans and cinnamon. it is not overly sweet like some fruit crisps. It is absolutely delicious. Enjoy!


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  • 6
    ajou pears
  • 1/3 c
    real maple syrup
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    orange zest

  • 1/2 tsp
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
    orange zest
  • 1/4 c
    light brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
    chopped pecans ( may sub with walnuts)
  • 3 Tbsp

How to Make Maple Orange Pecan Pear Crisp


  1. Heat oven to 375 degree's. Butter a 9 inch baking dish. Set aside.
  2. Peel pears. Remove seeds. cut each pear in to 4 pieces length wise. Toss in lemon juice.
    Place pears in buttered pan.
  3. Place pears in buttered pan.
    In a sauce pan mix maple syrup, cinnamon,, 1 tsp orange zest, 2 TB butter. Heat until boiling while stirring constantly. Remove from heat.
    Pour syrup over pears. Then set aside.
  4. Topping: In a food processor
    Pulse topping ingredients until it becomes crumbly. It will resemble cookie dough.
  5. Crumble nut cinnamon mixture over pears. You may add more chopped nuts and orange zest at this point if desired.
    Place in oven and bake 30-40 minutes, or until pears have softened and top is golden brown.
  6. Remove from oven. Serve alone, with vanilla ice cream. The juices with msple syrup are wonderful over ice cream.

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About Maple Orange Pecan Pear Crisp

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Low Sodium, Soy Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #pecan, #apple crisp, #pear

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