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Apple pear crisp

GEHA | December 12, 2022

Welcome winter with this warm dessert.

Warm up your home and your stomach with this delicious and refreshing fruit crisp. Bake this dessert for holiday gatherings or make a batch to keep for yourself.

Topping Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup uncooked rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons trans-fat-free tub margarine, chilled in freezer for 15 minutes
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon Stevia sugar blend

Crisp Ingredients

  • 1 large pear, such as Anjou or Bartlett, peeled and diced
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon Stevia sweetener or 1 Stevia sweetener packet
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cardamom (optional)
  • 1 large apple, such as Granny Smith, Fuji, or Gala, peeled and diced


  • Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  • In a medium bowl, stir together the crisp ingredients. Spoon ½ cup of the apple-pear mixture into four 6-ounce ovenproof glass custard cups or porcelain ramekins.
  • In a small bowl, stir together the topping ingredients until well blended. Sprinkle the topping over the fruit mixture in each custard cup.
  • Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until the fruit mixture is bubbly and the topping is golden brown.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional values per serving:

156 calories
2 g
4 g

Reprinted on December 22, 2022, courtesy of the American Heart Association. For more healthy recipes, visit