Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Pear and Berry Crumble

POINTS® Value: 3
Servings: 4
Preparation Time: 15 min
Cooking Time: 30 min
Level of Difficulty: Easy
This low-in-added-sugar, high-in-fiber crumble is perfect for diabetics craving dessert. Try it in honor of American Diabetes Alert Day, sponsored by the American Diabetes Association each March.


1/4 cup(s) uncooked old fashioned oats
10 oz frozen unsweetened mixed berries
2 medium pear(s), unpeeled, cored and cut into 1/2-inch cubes

3 Tbsp all-purpose flour, divided

1 Tbsp sugar, or apple juice concentrate

1/4 cup(s) Kellogg's Original All-Bran, or other crunchy bran cereal

2 Tbsp unpacked brown sugar
1/4 tsp ground cardamom

1 Tbsp reduced-calorie margarine, added in small pieces


  • Preheat oven to 375°F.

  • Sprinkle oats onto a nonstick skillet. Cook over medium heat, shaking skillet frequently until oats turn golden, 1 minute; set aside.

  • In a bowl, toss together berries, pears, 1 tablespoon flour and granulated sugar. Spoon into shallow 1 1/2-quart glass casserole dish.

  • In a bowl, combine oats, bran cereal, remaining flour, brown sugar and cardamom. Cut in margarine to make crumb topping. Sprinkle over fruit.

  • Bake until fruit is bubbling and topping is browned, about 30 minutes. Yields about 1 cup per serving.

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