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Caramelized Pumpkin and Pear Crumble

Caramelized Pumpkin and Pear Crumble
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  1. In a nonstick skillet over medium heat, combine pears, 4 tablespoons of butter, maple syrup, vanilla, and spices and cook until the pears are tender, 9 to 10 minutes. Add pumpkin and cook for 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from the heat.
  2. Place the flour, brown sugar, and remaining butter in a bowl. With your fingers, work the butter into the dry ingredients until large crumbs form. Add the walnuts and combine well.
  3. Heat oven to 375° F.
  4. In a 9-by-13-inch baking dish, spread the pumpkin-pear mixture evenly on the bottom. Sprinkle the topping over it and bake until golden brown and bubbling, about 40 to 50 minutes. Serve warm.
By November, 2000

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 470
  • Calcium 76mg
  • Carbohydrate 60g
  • Cholesterol 53mg
  • Fat 25g
  • Fiber 6g
  • Iron 3mg
  • Protein 5mg
  • Sat Fat 13g
  • Sodium 16mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

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When baking a fruit pie, put a foil-lined baking sheet on the bottom of the oven to catch bubbling juices.

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    High in vitamin C, these hard, tart berries are grown in bogs in colder regions of North America and Europe. They’re almost always eaten cooked, as in the classic Thanksgiving relish.