Streusel Pears

Featured in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser on September 28, 2011.


Streusel Pears

  • 6 ripe Bartlett pears, peeled & sliced (about 5-6 cups)
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Pinch of salt


  1. In a greased 8-inch square microwavable safe dish, place pear slices.
  2. In a bowl use a pastry cutter to mix together flour, brown sugar, oats, butter and cinnamon until crumbly.
  3. Sprinkle streusel mixture over top of pears.
  4. Cover with wax paper and microwave on medium-high power for 12 to 15 minutes.
  5. Let stand a few minutes before serving.
  6. Serve with whipped topping or ice cream.

Makes 6 servings.

Approximate Nutrient Analysis per serving:
300 calories, 9 g fat, 5 g saturated fat, 20 mg cholesterol, 100 mg sodium, 56 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 34 g sugar, 3 g protein


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