Pear-Cherry Crisp with Pine Nut Topper
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. For topping, in a medium bowl, stir together the 1/2 cup flour, 1/4 cup sugar and the oats. Using a pastry blender, cut in vegetable oil spread until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in pine nuts.Advertisement
For filling, in a large bowl, stir together 1/4 cup sugar, the 2 tablespoons flour and the nutmeg. Add pear slices, cherries and almond extract. Toss gently to coat. Transfer filling to an ungreased 2-quart rectangular or square baking dish. Sprinkle topping over filling.
Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until filling is bubbly and topping is lightly browned. Cool in dish on wire rack about 20 minutes. Serve warm.
Tip: If using a sugar substitute, we recommend Splenda(R) Granular or Sweet 'N Low(R) bulk or packets. Follow package directions to use product amount equivalent to 1/4 cup sugar. Nutrition Per Serving with Substitute: 146 cal., 21 g carb. Exchange: 1 other carb. Carb choices: 1 1/2.
1 1/2 other carbohydrate, 1 fat, 1/2 fruit