Mincey Pear Cobbler
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Pears and mincemeat combine perfectly as the weather turns cold. Serve ala-mode with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a yummy dessert.
Recipe type: Dessert | Fruit Dessert
Serves: 6 to 8
  • 4 cups pears (about 4 pears)
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • ½ cup prepared mincemeat
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • Milk (preferably whole milk), room temperature
  • ⅓ cup prepared mincemeat
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
Crunchy Topping:
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup walnuts, finely chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  1. Peel, core, and coarsely chop pears. Arrange pears in the bottom of an 8 inch ungreased baking pan. Sprinkle pears with flour and brown sugar.
  2. In a small bowl, combine mincemeat, lemon juice and melted butter. Spoon evenly over the pears. Set aside.
  1. In a medium mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, and salt. Whisk together to mix. Set aside.
  2. Mix egg with enough milk to make ⅓ cup. In a small bowl, stir egg mixture, mincemeat and melted butter together. Add mixture to the flour mixture; stir together to mix until dough forms a ball.
  3. Drop topping by tablespoonfuls onto pears.
Crunchy Topping:
  1. In a small bowl, combine sugar, walnuts, and cinnamon; stir to mix.
  2. Sprinkle crunchy topping over pears and topping.
  3. Bake: Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until topping is a golden brown. Remove from oven. Cool on a wire cooling rack before serving.
Serving suggestion: Serve cobbler either when cooled to room temperature or still slightly warm. Spoon a dollop of whipped cream on top, or serve ala-mode with vanilla ice cream.
Recipe Notes
Pan: One 8"x8"x2" Square Pan Prep: Ungreased Oven Temp: 375° Storage: Covered, Cool Place or Refrigerate

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