Rustic Pear and Apple Crumble For Thanksgiving Dessert

Apple Crumble
Rustic Pear and Apple Crumble

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This rustic and hearty apple pear crumble is a warm and comforting way to end your Thanksgiving feast without any of the fuss, effort or high cost.

Rustic Pear and Apple Crumble Recipe

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Total time: 1 hour and 20 minutes


For the filling:

• 2 Granny Smith apples

• 3 Macintosh apples

• 3 Bartlet pears

• 1 teaspoon cinnamon

• 1 teaspoon nutmeg

• 1/2 cup granulated sugar

For the topping:

• 1/2 cup flour

• 1 cup oats

• 1/2 cup pecans

• 1/2 teaspoon salt

• 3/4 cup brown sugar

• 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter


1. Peel, core and slice apples and pears.

2. Toss fruit in a large bowl with sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg, and pour into a baking dish.

3. In a separate bowl, combine flour, oats, chopped pecans, salt, brown sugar and butter until the mixture looks like large crumbs.

4. Cover fruit mixture with topping and bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour or until the top is brown.

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