Augustine’s Recipe of the Week: Pear Crisp

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Local Red Bartlett Pears available at Augustine’s Farm. Oct. 10, 2016 Credit: Leslie Yager

Up at Augustine’s Farm at 1332 King Street the farm stand is brimming with fruit and vegetables of many varieties.There are hundreds of pumpkins of all sizes, in addition to baked goods, candles, apple cider and Augustine’s own corn.

Consider making a Pear Crisp with fresh pears from Augustine’s. Choices include Bosc,  Yellow Bartlett or local Red Bartlett pears.

Pear Crisp
Ingredients:

6 Cups Sliced Pears
1/2 cup butter, melted
2 tablespoons maple syrup

Topping:
2 cups all-purpose flour, or more as needed
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup butter, softened

Preheat oven to 375° F and lightly grease 9 x 13″ baking dish.

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Choices of pears at Augustine’s Farm include Bosc, Yellow Bartlett or local Red Bartlett pears.

Spread pears to cover bottom of the baking dish; drizzle with melted butter and maple syrup.

Stir flour, brown sugar, white sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and vanilla extract together in a bowl. Cut softened butter into flour mixture until mixture resembles coarse crumbs, adding more flour if necessary.

Sprinkle topping over pears. Bake in preheated oven until pears are bubbling and topping is crisp, about 30 minutes.

Augustine’s Farm is located at 1332 King Street in Greenwich. The stand is open 7 days a week 9am til 5pm.

See also:

Augustine’s Farm Stand Recipe of the Week: Apple Betty is Just in Time for Apple Season


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