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Apple Pear Crisp

The Culinistas & Lodge Cast Iron | November 5, 2018

A panoply of pears and apples puts this crisp a notch above the rest. Using whole oats and turbinado sugar enhances the texture for an extra crispy top.

Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
1 hour
apple crisp


  • 4 cups rolled oats, divided
  • 2 ½ cups turbinado sugar, divided
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon allspice, ground
  • 1 teaspoon cardamom, ground
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 3 gala apples, cored, sliced
  • 3 granny smith apples, cored, sliced
  • 3 pink lady apples, cored, sliced
  • 2 bartlett pears, cored and sliced
  • 1 bosc pear, cored and sliced
  • ice cream, for serving


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. In a high-speed blender, add 2 cups of rolled oats and blend to a coarse flour consistency. Transfer to a mixing bowl and whisk with remaining whole oats, 1½ cup sugar, salt, allspice and cardamom. Pour in melted butter and stir until mixture develops a sandy consistency.
  3. In a large mixing bowl combine apples, pears and remaining sugar. Transfer the fruit mixture in a buttered Baking Dish and top with oat mixture. 
  4. Bake the crisp until the fruit is soft and topping is golden brown, about 1 hour. Cool slightly and serve with ice cream.
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Contributed By: The Culinistas & Lodge Cast Iron

Recipe courtesy of our friends The Culinistas. The Culinistas provide in-home private chef services for weekly cooking and special occasions. They develop recipes and work with a selective group of chefs to make vibrant, balanced meals for the entire household. Their services fulfill culinary needs for weekday lunches, dinners & snacks as well as occasions of any kind. 


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