Pair up pear with decadent caramel flavor when you make this Caramel-Pear Crisp. Top your delicious Caramel-Pear Crisp with COOL WHIP LITE for a sweet Healthy Living dessert perfect for all of your upcoming parties.
4 large pears, peeled, cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices
12 KRAFT Caramels
1 Tbsp. milk
3/4 cup thawed COOL WHIP LITE Whipped Topping
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 375ºF.
Combine oats and sugar in medium bowl. Cut in butter with pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in wafer crumbs.
Place pears in 1-1/2-qt. casserole sprayed with cooking spray; top with crumb mixture.
Bake 35 to 40 min. or until pears are tender and topping is golden brown. Cool 15 min.
Meanwhile, microwave caramels and milk in small microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1 to 1-1/2 min. or until caramels are completely melted, stirring after 1 min.
Drizzle caramel sauce over dessert just before serving; top with COOL WHIP.
Don't worry if your pears are a bit on the firm side - they will soften nicely when baked.
The best varieties of pears for baking are Anjou or Bosc.
If crumb topping starts to overbrown, cover the dessert loosely with foil for the last few minutes of the baking time.
At 200 calories per serving, this easy-to-make fruit-based dessert can fit into a healthful eating plan.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g
Saturated Fat 3.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 36g
Dietary Fibers 3g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
8 servings, 1/2 cup each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.