Pear Cheddar Crisp

Pear Cheddar Crisp

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine

In this 35-minute recipe, sweet pears and savory Cheddar cheese are topped with a buttery brown sugar- and cinnamon-oat topping. Whether you serve it for breakfast, a snack, or dessert, we know it will be a hit with your family.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • 2 ripe pears, cored and thinly sliced
  • 3 ounces Cheddar cheese, thinly sliced
  • ½ cup quick-cooking rolled oats
  • 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar (see Tip)
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 4 teaspoons light butter with canola oil, melted


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  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Place four 8- to 10-ounce individual casseroles or baking dishes on a baking sheet. Divide pear and Cheddar among the baking dishes, arranging the slices alternately and cutting to fit as needed.
  2. Combine rolled oats, brown sugar, and cinnamon in a small bowl. Stir in melted butter until combined. Sprinkle over the pear-cheese mixture.
  3. Bake for about 15 minutes or until the cheese is melted. Serve warm.
  • Tip: If using a sugar substitute, we recommend Splenda Brown Sugar Blend or Sugar Twin Granulated Brown. Follow package directions to use product amount equivalent to 1 tablespoon brown sugar. Nutrition Per Serving with Substitute: same as below, except 196 calories, 22 g carbohydrate, 10 g total sugar.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 cup
  • Per serving: 202 calories; 9 g fat(5 g sat); 4 g fiber; 23 g carbohydrates; 7 g protein; 4 mcg folate; 24 mg cholesterol; 12 g sugars; 301 IU vitamin A; 4 mg vitamin C; 172 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 164 mg sodium; 160 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings:
  • Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1 high-fat protein, ½ starch

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