Pear Crumble

Pear Crumble

This simple-to-prepare dessert recipe is just sweet enough to satisfy you after a leisurely dinner.

15 min. prep time
6 servings
252 Ratings


3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
6 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
3 to 4 ripe (5 cups) pears, peeled, thinly sliced


Heat oven to 375°F. Combine flour, brown sugar, cinnamon and cardamom in medium bowl; cut in butter with pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

Layer pear slices evenly into ungreased 8-inch square baking pan. Spoon crumb mixture over pears.

Bake for 30 to 40 minutes or until pears are tender and top is browned. Serve warm with half & half, if desired.

Recipe Tip

A pastry blender is made of 4 or 6 parallel U-shaped steel wires, both ends of which are attached to a handle. It is used to evenly distribute pieces of butter into flour. For more information about using a pastry blender go to pastry blender .

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 280

Fat: 12g

Cholesterol: 30mg

Sodium: 105mg

Carbohydrates: 44g

Dietary Fiber: 5g

Protein: 2g

Recipe #12559©2003Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

This is a great and fast desert!
We added a half cup of blueberries to the recipe & it was great At our altitude we also had to increase our cooking time by about 10 minutes to get a crumbly topping not just a soggy one

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