Pear and Cheddar Crisp Recipe Reviews - Allrecipes.com (Pg. 1)
Reviewed: Feb. 2, 2014
I had to try this recipe since I had a ton of pears and cheddar that I needed to use up. Overall I think it's tasty, but I think it could be amazing with a different cheese. The Cheddar is just a little too tangy and doesn't quite work right with the cinnamon (I skipped the cloves since I thought it might be too weird with the cheese). I'll be serving it up tonight for dessert so I'll have to see what my guests think!
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Reviewed: Jan. 1, 2014
I used gluten free flour, because I am gluten free. Added some ground almond meal to the crumb top. Used minute tapioca instead of cornstarch to the filling. I always use tapioca with fresh fruit pies. And added some sharp cheddar to the filling as well. YUMMMMMM!!
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Reviewed: Oct. 28, 2013
Four large bartlett pears equalled 6 cups. I like spices, but with fruit I want to taste the fruit more so I reduced cinnamon to 1/2t & cloves to 1/16t. Instead of buttering the dish, I put a T of butter in the dish & let it melt in the oven. Swirled it around & continued. I used 3T, not 4, unsalted butter in the topping. 'Cheese flavor isn't very noticeable, but it can be seen a bit. I partially peeled the pears. Something left an odd feel. I couldn't tell if it was the peel or the cheese. I'd try mild vs sharp since it's easier to melt & not get too firm. Good, but I don't think I'll make again; but if I do, I'm peeling completely.
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Reviewed: Sep. 17, 2013
I made it gluten free by substituting gluten free flour and adding 1/4 cup chopped pecans to the topping. This recipe is a keeper. I used the hard canning pears we have here in LA. I put them in the microwave for 5 minutes to soften up the pears. It was delicious!
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Reviewed: Sep. 3, 2013
I found this recipe and tried it because I had an abundance of pears. I gave it to my 14 year old daughter to fix because I had to work. She did a great job fixing it! It was delightful!
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Reviewed: Sep. 1, 2013
Great recipe! We made it with mild Cheddar and really liked it. The cheddar gives an interesting flavor dynamic.
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Reviewed: Feb. 10, 2013
Very, very good. I would recommend to anyone.
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