Apple-Pear Crisp with Peanut Butter

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This Apple-Pear Crisp with Peanut Butter is a beautifully flavored fall dessert that is perfect for any occasion. It is perfect for those with nut allergies and makes a deliciously sweet and crunchy holiday treat.


  • 3 small apples
  • 2 medium pears
  • 2 tsp. brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup oats
  • 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 c. dried cranberries
  • 1 cup chunky, sweetened peanut butter
  • 3 tbsp. whole wheat flour
  • 1 tbsp. water
  • 1/4 cup  whipped cream


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Spread oatmeal on a layer of jelly roll pan. Bake for 5-8 minutes until golden brown, stirring in the middle. 
  2. At the same time, mix the apples, pears, sugar, water, cinnamon, and ginger in a pan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally for 10-12 minutes or until the sugar is dissolved and the fruit is soft. 
  3. Remove from heat and stir in blueberries. Divide the mixture into 6  baking dishes. 
  4. Combine the oatmeal, peanut butter, and flour in a medium-sized bowl. Use your fingers to knead the mixture into small pieces, and then sprinkle the fruit mixture into the baking tin. 
  5. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until they turn brown and bubbles form. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon of whipped cream on each crisp before serving.