prickly pear crisp

October  5, 2010
4 Ratings
Author Notes

I was inspired by a recent trip to Belize to create a fun Caribbean flavored dessert. —Foodie-isms

  • Serves 10
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 -inch piece of fresh ginger
  • 3/4 cup of brown sugar
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup pecans, chopped
  • 6 Bosc pears
In This Recipe
  1. Add flour, ginger, and brown sugar into a food processor and pulse until ginger is finely chopped.
  2. Add the butter and pulse to incorporate. Finally add the pecans and combine until fully incorporated.
  3. Use a mandolin to cut the pears into paper thin slices. Arrange the pear slices evenly into a buttered glass pie pan (slightly overlapping).
  4. Add the pecan mixture on top of the pears.
  5. Bake at 400 for about 30 minutes. Serve warm.

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