by Divine Domesticity on November 10th, 2008
From the archives:
Cranberries are a delicious winter treat. Paired with pears (hee) they provide a delicious and tart counterpoint to the juicy pears.
Shown without topping
Pear Cranberry Crumble
Makes about 8 servings
2/3 cup AP flour
2/3 cup finely chopped walnuts or pecans
2/3 cup sugar
5 tbsp unsalted butter, melted
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp. salt
1. Blend with a fork or pulse in a food processor until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Pear Streusel Tart (modified for a crumble)
1.Peel, core, and slice 1/4" thick: 1 1/2lbs ripe pears
2.Measure 3 cups pears and toss with:
1/3 cup sugar
2 tbsp AP flour
3. Cover evenly with streusel.
4. Bake until the pears feel tender when pierced with a fork, 40 to 50 minutes. Let cool completely on a rack. Serve on the day it is made.
Recipe from the Joy of Cooking