Ginger Pear Crumble
|Fine gingersnap crumbs||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Brown sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|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|
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 (350Â°) 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.