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Pear Walnut Crisp

Jen Sobjack

This rustic Pear Walnut Crisp made in a cast-iron skillet is quite the show stopper. Serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top and prepare to be amazed at the delightful taste.

This Walnut Pear Crisp is a twist on your traditional pear crisp. The addition of walnuts makes it extra crunchy and flavorful, while still being super easy to whip up.

Choosing pears


Choose ripe but firm pears. You don't want them to be too soft or they will disintegrate during cooking.

Make the filling


Toss pears with walnuts, brown sugar, granulated sugar, cinnamon, and salt.

Add to pan


Generously butter a cast iron skillet and add the filling.

Make the topping


Whisk together the flour, brown sugar, and salt. Cut in the butter until it's broken into small pieces.

Add the topping


Sprinkle the topping evenly over the filling. Bake until topping is golden brown and the juices are thick and bubbly.

Server warm


Serve the crisp warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

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