Stuffed Pear Crumble
|Canned pear halves||1 87⁄100 Pound (1 Can Of 1 Pound, 14 Ounces Size)|
|Canned pineapple chunks||8 1⁄2 Ounce|
|Zwieback crumbs||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (About 6 Slices)|
|Brown sugar||6 Tablespoon|
|Grated lemon peel||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Ground nutmeg||1⁄8 Teaspoon|
|Melted butter/Melted margarine||2 Tablespoon|
|Cream cheese package||6 Ounce (2 Packages)|
Drain pears; place, cut side up, in baking pan, 8x8x2.
Drain pineapple chunks; save juice ; stuff pears with pineapple.
Blend zwieback crumbs, brown sugar, lemon peel, salt, nutmeg and melted butter or margarine in small bowl; sprinkle over and around pears.
Pour a little pineapple juice over crumbs; cover pan with foil.
Bake in moderate oven (350Â°) for 15 minutes; remove foil; continue baking for 15 minutes, or until crumb topping is toasty brown.
Mash cream cheese with milk in small bowl; beat until smooth; serve over warm pears.