Pear-cranberry cobbler recipe (1990)

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Christmas cobbler with pears and cranberries (1990)

This deliciously festive pear-cranberry cobbler recipe from the ’90s is filled with seasonal fruit and a crumbly topping. Try it for breakfast during the holiday season!

Christmas cobbler with pears and cranberries (1990)

Pear-cranberry cobbler recipe

Yield: 8 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour


  • 1/2 cup Karo light corn syrup
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1-1/2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 2 medium pears, unpeeled, sliced
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup margarine or butter
  • 1 cup Quaker oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked)
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten


  1. Heat oven to 400 (F).
  2. Grease 9-inch square or round baking pan.
  3. In medium saucepan, combine first three ingredients.
  4. Stir in cranberries.
  5. Heat to a boil: reduce heat.
  6. Simmer 5 minutes, or until cranberries pop open.
  7. Stir in pears.
  8. Pour into pan.
  9. Combine flour and 1/2 cup sugar.
  10. Cut in margarine until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  11. Stir in oats; mix well.
  12. Add egg, mixing until moistened.
  13. Crumble evenly over fruit.
  14. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until top is golden brown.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 352Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 27mgSodium: 36mgCarbohydrates: 64gFiber: 4gSugar: 43gProtein: 4g

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