Caramel-Pear Crisp

Homemade fruit crisp is the best dessert on a cool fall or winter evening, and our version with pears and a caramel sauce is hard to beat.

Let's whip it up

Prep time:

0 min

Total time:

0 min



Ingredient list

  • ¼ cup quick-cooking oats
  • 3 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. cold butter, cut up
  • 15 NILLA Wafers, coarsely crushed (about 2/3 cup)
  • 4 large pear s, peeled, cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices
  • 12 caramels
  • 1 Tbsp. milk
  • ¾ cup thawed frozen whipped topping

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Recipe Tips


Heat oven to 375ºF.


Mix 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; 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 whipped topping.