Chocolate Chunk Cherry Pear Crisp

Course : Chocolate
Serves: 1
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1 1/4 cups old-fashioned oats
1 cup golden brown sugar -- (packed)
3/4 cup all purpose flour
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup unsalted butter -- (1 1/2 sticks) room temperature
3/4 cup chopped almonds
6 ounces bittersweet -- (not unsweetened) or, cut into small chunk semisweet chocolate
4 pounds anjou pears -- peeled, cored, cut into 1/3-inch-thick slices
1 1/3 cups dried tart cherries
1/2 cup sugar
2 tablespoons all purpose flour
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 quart vanilla frozen yogurt or ice cream

Preparation / Directions:

TOPPING Mix first 6 ingredients in large bowl. Add butter and rub in with fingertips until moist clumps form. Mix in nuts and chocolate. FILLING Preheat oven to 375øF. Butter 13x9x2-inch glass baking dish. Combine all ingredients except frozen yogurt in large bowl; mix well. Transfer filling to dish. Sprinkle topping over. Baked until pears are tender and topping is golden and crisps, about 55 minutes. Cool at least 20 minutes. Serve with frozen yogurt or ice cream.


Nutritional Information:

2921 Calories (kcal); 199g Total Fat; (58% calories from fat); 29g Protein; 285g Carbohydrate; 372mg Cholesterol; 591mg Sodium

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