Anyone who likes a hint of peanut butter...this is for you.
Apple-Pear Crisp with Peanut Butter
1/2 c old-fashioned oats
3 small apples, peeled and chopped
2 medium pears, peeled and chopped
1 T water
2 tsp brown sugar
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp ginger
1/2 c dried cranberries
1/3 c chunky peanut butter
3 T whole wheat flour
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spread oats in single layer on jelly-roll pan. Toast 5 minutes until light brown. Stir them halfway. In 4 quart pan, combine apples, pears, water, sugar, cinnamon and ginger. Cook on medium 10 minutes until sugar dissolves and fruit softens some.
Remove from heat. Stir in cranberries; divide mixture among 6 shallow 12-16 oz baking dishes.
In medium bowl, combine oats, peanut butter. and flour. With fingers, rub to form small clumps, sprinkle over fruit mixture in baking dishes. Bake 15-20 minutes.
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