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Caramel Apple Pear Cobbler

January 29th, 2009 · No Comments

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  • 3 large Granny Smith apples, peeled and sliced (about 1 & 1/2 pounds)
  • 1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 3 large pears, peeled and sliced (about 1 & 1/2 pounds)

Lightly grease a 10-inch deep-dish pie plate or shallow 2-quart baking dish. Set aside.

Combine apples, brown sugar, and flour. Stir to coat apples.

Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add apple mixture and bring to a boil. Cook, stirring often, for 10 minutes. Add pears and cook, stirring often, for 5 more minutes. Spoon fruit into prepared pan.

Oatmeal Muffin Crust

  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup uncooked regular oats
  • 1/2 cup chopped dates
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • toasted pecans for garnishing

Combine flour, oats, dates, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl. Make a well in the center. Stir together milk, butter, and egg. Add to dry ingredients, mixing just until combined.

Spoon over fruit mixture. Bake at 425° for 20-25 minutes or until crust is golden brown. If desired, garnish with pecans.

Makes 6-8 servings.

The crust mixture can also be made into 10 muffins. Fill lightly greased muffin pans two-thirds full with batter. Bake at 425° for 15 minutes.

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