New England Spiced Pear Blueberry Crisp

This delightful dessert is flavored with cinnamon, brown sugar, walnuts, and an assortment of juicy blueberries, pears, apples and rhubarb. It comes from Chris Schlesinger, owner and executive chef of the East Coast Grill in Cambridge, MA.

Serves: 12
25 mins Prep time 1 hr Cook time
25 mins Prep time
1 hr Cook time
  • Preheat oven to 350°F. For the Streusel Topping, mix all dry ingredients in medium bowl. Cut in butter with pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Refrigerate until ready to use

  • For the Fruit Filling, cut pears, apples and rhubarb into bite-size chunks. Toss with blueberries in large bowl. Mix sugar and remaining spices. Add to fruit mixture; toss to coat well. Pour into buttered 13x9-inch baking dish. Sprinkle with Streusel Topping

  • Bake 1 hour or until topping is golden brown. Serve warm or at room temperature

Cooking tip

Serving Suggestion: Insetad of rhubarb, substitute 1 cup fresh cranberries.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 329Calories: 329Cholesterol: 15mg
  • Sodium: 47mgProtein: 3g
  • Total Fat: 13gFiber: 4g
  • Carbohydrate: 50g