Pear and Sour Cherry Crisp

  • Recipe By
  • Published Aug 6th
  • Ready In1h 15m
  • Servings8
  • Calories396
This pear and cherry crisp is a delicious mixture of sweet and tart. It's an easy dessert to make for company.

Pear and Sour Cherry Crisp Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Pear and Sour Cherry Crisp for 8 servings:

  • 2 pounds pears - peeled, cored, and chopped
  • 1 (16 ounce) can pitted sour cherries, drained
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2/3 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 9 tablespoons butter

Pear and Sour Cherry Crisp Cooking Instructions

  • Prep15m
  • Cook1h
  • Ready In1h 15m

To cook Pear and Sour Cherry Crisp, you need about 15 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Pear and Sour Cherry Crisp is about 1 hour , and you can serve your Pear and Sour Cherry Crisp within 1 hour 15 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Pear and Sour Cherry Crisp easily:

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Lightly grease a 2-quart baking dish.
  2. 2 Mix pears, cherries, cornstarch, 2/3 cup sugar, and almond extract in prepared baking dish. Combine flour, 1/3 cup sugar, salt, and nutmeg in a bowl; cut in butter with a knife or pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle flour mixture over fruit.
  3. 3 Bake in preheated oven until crust is golden, about 1 hour.


  • Cook's Note:
  • I like to use canned pears and add extra cherries.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 396 calories; 13.5 grams of fat; 68.3 grams of carbohydrates; 3.4 grams of protein; 34 milligrams of cholesterol; 316 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Aug 19th 2014

    I had 3 pears that needed to be used up, and this recipe fit the bill. I scaled this down to 4 servings. I didn't have a can of sour cherries on hand, but I did have some dried cherries. I j ...