5 Lbs. Bosc pears (peeled and chopped)
1 cup dried cherries
Grated zest of 1 lemon and 1 orange
2 Tbsp. freshly squeezed orange juice
2 Tbsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 ½ tsp. ground cinnamon
½ tsp. ground nutmeg
1 cup oatmeal
½ tsp. sea salt
½ cup slivered almonds
½ tsp. cinnamon
2 Tbsp. butter (optional)
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly butter a 9” x 14” x 2” baking dish.
- To make filling: Peel, core and cut pears into large chunks. Combine pears with cherries, zests, juices, cinnamon and nutmeg and pour into baking dish.
- To make topping: Combine oatmeal, sea salt, almonds and cinnamon and scatter on top of filling. If desired, dot with butter.
- Place baking dish on a sheet pan and bake about 1 hour, until top is brown and pear filling is bubbly. Serve warm. Makes about 10 servings.