Ginger Pear Crisp

  • 1 1/2 cups gingersnap crumbs
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 3 peeled ripe pears, cut in half, or use 1 can (28 ounces), drained
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Mix together the crumbs, brown sugar, salt, and melted butter. Place half of the crumb mixture into a buttered 8-inch round baking dish. Place pears on the crumb layer, cut side up. Sprinkle with lemon juice and remaining crumbs.

Bake at 350° for 25 to 30 minutes. Serve warm with ice cream or whipped cream.

  • Yields: 6 servings
  • Preparation Time: 40 minutes
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