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Healthified Almond-Cranberry-Pear Crisp

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Crunchy granola bars are the secret to a sweet and crunchy topping for homemade fruit crisp.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

5
cups sliced peeled pears (5 to 6 pears)
2
cups fresh or frozen cranberries
1
cup granulated sugar
3
tablespoons Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
4
Nature Valley® roasted almond crunchy granola bars (2 pouches from 8.9-oz box), finely crushed
1/2
cup Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
3
tablespoons no-trans-fat 68% vegetable oil spread stick, melted
Low-fat vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt, if desired

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. In large bowl, mix pears, cranberries, granulated sugar and 3 tablespoons flour. Spoon evenly into baking dish.
  • 2 In medium bowl, mix crushed granola bars, 1/2 cup flour, the brown sugar and butter until crumbly. Sprinkle over pear mixture.
  • 3 Bake 55 to 65 minutes or until top is golden brown and fruit is tender (mixture will be bubbly). Cool slightly. Serve warm or cool with whipped cream or ice cream.

Nutrition Info

The Quick Take: Healthified

  • Calories Reduced By 50
  • Fat Reduced By 3g
  • Sodium Reduced By 15mg
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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
320
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
85mg
85%;
Total Carbohydrate
64g
64%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
44g
44%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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Before After
5 cups sliced peeled pears (5 to 6 pears) 5 cups sliced peeled pears (5 to 6 pears)
2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries 2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries
1 cup granulated sugar 1 cup granulated sugar
3 tablespoons Gold Medal® all-purpose flour 3 tablespoons Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
6 Nature Valley® roasted almond crunchy granola bars (3 pouches from 8.9-oz box), finely crushed 4 Nature Valley® roasted almond crunchy granola bars (2 pouches from 8.9-oz box), finely crushed
1/2 cup Gold Medal® all-purpose flour 1/2 cup Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1/4 cup packed brown sugar 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted 3 tablespoons no-trans-fat 68% vegetable oil spread stick, melted
Whipped cream or vanilla ice cream, if desired Low-fat vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt, if desired
Nutritional Highlights
Calories
 
 
370 (before)
320 (after)
Sodium
 
 
100 mg (before)
85 mg (after)
Total Fat
 
 
9 g (before)
6 g (after)

Did You Know?

Expert Tips

Crush the granola bars right in their pouches, or crush them in a food processor.

If your pears are not quite ripe, let them stand at room temperature for 1 to 2 days.

Ratings & Reviews

We calculated the nutrition of this recipe at the time it was created on 10/28/2013. NOTE: We do not include optional ingredients in our calculations. If concerned about gluten-free, non-dairy, vegetarian or vegan status, always read ingredient labels to make sure each recipe ingredient meets requirements. Products and ingredient sources can change.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
320
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
85mg
85%;
Total Carbohydrate
64g
64%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
44g
44%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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