Pear Rhubarb Brown Betty

Pear Rhubarb Brown Betty

Pears and rhubarb are combined in this homestyle comfort dessert.

15 min. prep time
8 servings
000 Ratings


2 cups dried bread crumbs
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, melted
2 cups chopped fresh rhubarb
2 large pears, peeled, cored, cut into 1/2-inch slices
1 tablespoon water
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2 cups sugar


Heat oven to 350°F. Combine bread crumbs and 1 teaspoon cinnamon in medium bowl; stir in butter just until moistened.

Toss together rhubarb, pears, water, lemon juice and vanilla in large bowl. Stir together sugar and remaining 1 teaspoon cinnamon in small bowl.

Sprinkle 2/3 cup bread crumb mixture over bottom of 9-inch deep-dish pie pan. Top with half of rhubarb-pear mixture; sprinkle with 3/4 cup sugar mixture. Top with 2/3 cup crumb mixture, remaining rhubarb-pear mixture, remaining sugar mixture and remaining crumb mixture.

Cover with aluminum foil. Bake for 40 minutes. Remove foil; continue baking for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.

Serve warm or at room temperature.

Recipe Tip

Frozen rhubarb, thawed, well-drained, can be substituted for fresh rhubarb. Cover; bake for 50 minutes. Remove foil; continue baking as directed above.

Read more about this recipe on Recipe Buzz® Blog.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 390

Fat: 13g

Cholesterol: 30mg

Sodium: 330mg

Carbohydrates: 66g

Dietary Fiber: 3g

Protein: 4g

Recipe #11061©1999Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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