Baked Champagne Pears with Oat Almond Crumble
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 6
These Baked Pears with Oat Almond Crumble, are the perfect quick, easy dessert for Thanksgiving! Champagne laced with honey is poured onto of the pears, then a simple crumble is sprinkled on top.
  • 3 large bartlet pears
  • 1 cup dry champagne
  • 2 Tlbs. Honey
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup quick-cooking oats
  • ¼ cup + 2 Tlbs. Brown sugar
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 2 tsp. almond extract
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into a dice
  • ¼ cup chopped roasted and salted almonds
  • Vanilla ice cream
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Cut pears in half lengthwise. Use a melon balled to core the pears. Place pears in a 9x13 baking dish.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together champagne and honey. Pour mixture over pears.Cover with foil and baked for 10 minutes.
  4. While pears bake, whisk flour, oats, brown sugar and salt together in a small bowl. Add almond extract and butter. Use fingers or a fork to blend the butter into the dry mixture.
  5. Bring pears out of oven and evenly divide the filling in and on top of pears. Place pears back in the oven and bake for 25 minutes or until crumble topping is golden brown and pears are soft.
  6. Serve a scoop of ice cream on top and sprinkle with salted almonds
Recipe by Cooking for Keeps at