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Ginger Pear Crumble

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Ginger pear crumble is a baked dessert made with gingered pears with gingersnap cookie crumbs. Flavored witj lemon juice and topped with a cherry, gingered pears are quite savory.
Ingredients
  Fine gingersnap crumbs 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted
  Fresh pear/1-pound can pear halves drained 3 , halved pared and cored
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Maraschino cherries 6
Directions

Combine crumbs, brown sugar, salt, and butter.
Place half of mixture in bottom of buttered 8 1/4 x13/4 inch.round baking dish.
Top with pear halves, cut side up.
Sprinkle with lemon juice and remaining crumbs.
Bake in moderate oven (350°) 25 to 30 minutes or till pears are tender and top is crisp.
Center each pear half with a maraschino cherry.
Serve warm topped with ice cream or whipped cream.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Servings: 
6

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