9. Skillet-Baked Pear-and-Apple Crisp

Finally, did you think that I would leave this fall treat off the list?

This little twist of traditional apple crisp is different, so unique and totally delicious!

It's got a little twist from the pear, a little tartness from the apple and the crisp topping is so delicious!



1 cup(s) light brown sugar

1 cup(s) all-purpose flour

1/4 cup(s) pecans

2 teaspoon(s) ground cinnamon

1 stick(s) unsalted butter, cut into cubes2


1 1/2 pound(s) Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored, and thinly sliced

1 1/2 pound(s) firm Bartlett pears, peeled, cored, and thinly sliced

3/4 cup(s) dried currants

1/4 cup(s) light brown sugar

2 teaspoon(s) ground cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon(s) ground cardamom

1/4 cup(s) honey

2 tablespoon(s) Cognac

Vanilla ice cream, for serving


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fand butter a 12-inch cast-iron skillet.

In a food processor, combine the sugar with the flour, pecans, and cinnamon.2

Add the butter and pulse until the mixture is fine.

Transfer the topping to a bowl and press into clumps.

In a large bowl, combine the apples and pears with the currants, sugar, cinnamon, cardamom, honey, and Cognac, and stir until the sugar is dissolved.

Spread the fruit in the skillet and scatter the topping over the fruit.

Bake the crisp in the center of the oven for about 1 hour, until the fruit is bubbling and the topping is browned.

Let cool for 20 minutes before serving with ice cream.

So girls, there you have it!

All of my top fall treats that you've just got to try to make!

What other fall treats do you make every single year?


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