Pear and Almond Brown Betty

3  Ratings
  • 20 min prep
  • 50 min total
  • Makes 9 servings.

Ginger snap crumbs are layered with canned pear slices, topped with almonds and baked until bubbly for a comforting, old-fashioned dessert.

Pear and Almond Brown Betty Recipe


  • 2 cans (29 oz. each) sliced pears in juice, undrained
  • 24 NABISCO Ginger Snaps, coarsely crushed (about 2 cups crumbs)
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted
  • 1/4 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 cup thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping


  • Preheat  oven to 325°F. Drain pears, reserving 1/2 cup of the pear juice. Set reserved juice aside for later use. Spread half of the pear slices in lightly greased 9-inch square baking dish; sprinkle with half of the cookie crumbs. Repeat layers with remaining pears and remaining cookie crumbs; sprinkle evenly with almonds.
  • Combine  1/2 cup reserved pear juice and the sugar; drizzle over ingredients in baking dish.
  • Bake  25 to 30 min. or until hot and bubbly. Cool slightly. Serve warm topped with the whipped topping.

Recipe Tips

Great SubstituteSubstitute 4 cans (16 oz. each) sliced pears in juice for the 2 cans (29 oz. each) sliced pears in juice.


Nutrition Information

Makes 9 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 220 
    • Total fat 4.5 g
    • Saturated fat 2 g
    • Cholesterol 0 mg
    • Sodium 135 mg
    • Carbohydrate 45 g
    • Dietary fiber 5 g
    • Total sugars 29 g
    •     Includes added sugars n/a
    • Protein 2 g
    • Vitamin A 0 %DV
    • Vitamin C 4 %DV
    • Vitamin D n/a
    • Calcium 4 %DV
    • Iron 6 %DV
    • Potassium n/a
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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