Homemade Apple Pear Crisp Recipe 

 Originally Written: August 15, 2013

By  Hanna Trafford

Last Updated on August 15, 2013 by Hanna Trafford

apple pear crisp 001Love the combination of apples and pears, topped with the mix of oats, brown sugar and spices! Just like grandma used to make – get the recipe today and treat your family to this delicious dessert!

Apple Pear Crisp:


  • 6 cups of chopped cored and peeled pears
  • 2 cups of chopped cored and peeled apples
  • 2 tablespoons of flour
  • 2 tablespoons of packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon


  • 1 cup of quick cooking rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup of packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup of flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon of nutmeg
  • 1/3 cup of melted butter


  1. In a bowl, toss together pears, apples, flour, sugar, lemon juice and cinnamon until combined.
  2. Spread mixture in 8 inch square glass baking dish and set aside.

Prepare Topping:

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together oats, sugar, flour and nutmeg, drizzle with butter
  2. Toss with a fork until crumbly.
  3. Sprinkle over pear mixture.
  4. Bake in 350F oven until pears are tender and topping is golden and crisp – about 1 hour.

Serve warm with vanilla ice cream and enjoy!





Hanna Trafford

Hanna is the mother of two grown sons Dan and Dusan Nedelko, and is also the Grandmother to Jax, Cohen and Mila. She is the lead editor of Mama Knows and is hoping to create an exchange of communications with other grandmothers, mothers and daughters - giving everyone the opportunity to learn and share about everything that is "Mama"

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