Roasted Almond-Cranberry-Pear Crisp

roasted almond-cranberry-pear crisp Dessert
Roasted Almond-Cranberry-Pear Crisp
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 8

Crunchy granola bars are the secret to a sweet and crunchy topping for homemade fruit crisp.


  • 5 cups (1.25 L) sliced peeled pears (5 to 6 pears)
  • 2 cups (500 mL) fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1 cup (250 mL) granulated sugar
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 6 Nature Valley* Cranberry Strawberry Granola Bar (3 pouches), finely crushed
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) butter or margarine, melted
  • Whipped cream or vanilla ice cream, if desired


  • 1
    Heat oven to 350ºF. Spray 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. In large bowl, mix pears, cranberries, granulated sugar and 3 tablespoons flour. Spoon evenly into baking dish.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, mix crushed granola bars, 1/2 cup flour, the brown sugar and butter until crumbly. Sprinkle over pear mixture.
  • 3
    Bake 55 to 65 minutes or until top is golden brown and fruit is tender (mixture will be bubbly). Cool slightly. Serve warm or cool with whipped cream or ice cream.

  • How-To: Crush the granola bars right in their pouches, or crush them in a food processor.
  • Did You Know? : If your pears are not quite ripe, let them stand at room temperature for 1 to 2 days.

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