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pear cranberry cobbler

Recipe by
Mikekey *
Seattle, WA

A tasty Fall dessert. This one uses bread slices for topping instead of biscuits. I have easily halved this recipe and used a 1-qt. square casserole dish instead of the 8-inch baking dish. Cooking time is the same.

yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For pear cranberry cobbler

  • 1/4 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 5
    whole, ripe pears
  • 1 c
    fresh cranberries
  • 1/8 c
    candied ginger, finely chopped
  • 1/3 c
  • 2 lg
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 6 slice
    white bread
  • 3 Tbsp
    granulated sugar
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground nutmeg

How To Make pear cranberry cobbler

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 400-degrees. Coat an 8-inch square baking dish with nonfat cooking spray.
  • 2
    Peel, core and chop pears.
  • 3
    In a large bowl, stir together sugar and cornstarch.
  • 4
    Add pears, cranberries and ginger; stir until well combined. Spoon into prepared baking dish.
  • 5
    Place in oven to bake 20 minutes, stirring midway, or until fruit is tender and the juices have started to thicken. Remove from oven.
  • 6
    In a large shallow dish, stir together milk, eggs, and vanilla.
  • 7
    Cut each bread slice in half diagonally, and soak bread in egg mixture, carefully turning slices for even soaking.
  • 8
    Arrange bread slices in rows on top of the fruit.
  • 9
    Combine nutmeg and 3 tbls. sugar; sprinkle evenly over bread.
  • 10
    Bake for 20 minutes more, or until the bread is golden and fruit is bubbling. Serve warm.

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