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Pear Fig Crisp
The baked pears baked with the figs has a delicate sweet taste that melts in your mouth. This dish can be eaten warm or cold.
Yield 12 servings
Pear Crumble Topping
1 1/2 cups old fashioned rolled oats
2/3 cup chopped pecans
3/4 cup coconut sugar
1/3 cup oat flour
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
5 tablespoons coconut oil
3 1/2 pounds ripe (or semi ripe) but firm Anjou pears, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch pieces
(approximately 7 pears)
1/2 cup maple syrup
1/2 cup chopped figs
2 tablespoons oat flour
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon ginger
1. Preheat oven 350 F.
2. In large bowl combine oats, pecans , coconut sugar, flour and cinnamon.
3. Stir the coconut oil into the oat mixture and set aside.
4. In a separate medium size bowl place the pears, maple syrup, figs, oat flour, lemon juice and ginger. Stir well.
5. Place pear mixture into a glass pan (Pyrex pan around 6 x 9 inch) and pat down.
6. Place oat mixture on top and spread evenly.
7. Place in oven and cook for about 25 minutes.