Pear or Apple Crisp

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1 c Sugar
1/4 ts Ground nutmeg
1/2 c Water
1/2 c Butter; or margarine
Whipping cream; (optional)
1 ts Lemon juice
1 ts Ground cinnamon
3/4 c All-purpose flour
4 medium Anjou pears

Original recipe makes 4



Place pears in a greased 8-inch-square baking pan. Sprinkle with cinnamon, nutmeg, lemon juice, and water; mix lightly. In a medium-size bowl, mix sugar and flour. Using a pastry blender or 2 knives, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs; evenly scatter crumbs over pear mixture. Bake in a 350 degrees oven until fruit is tender when pierced and crust is lightly browned, about 1 hour. Offer cream to pour over individual portions. This recipe appeared in a 1949 issue of Sunset. Pears or apples are lightly spiced, then baked beneath a crust of sweet, buttery crumbs. Per serving: 622 cal. (35 percent from fat); 4 g protein; 24 g fat (14 g sat.); 104 g carbo.; 236 mg sodium; 62 mg chol. Obtained electronically from public library databank search and formatted for MasterCook by Brenda Adams Posted MC 3/2/97 Recipe by: Sunset Magazine, 1949 Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #493 by Adams on Mar 02, 1997.

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