Pear & Cranberry Crumble

Pear and cranberry crumble finished productLooking for a quick and easy summer dessert the family will love? Try this treat that you can make on the grill! It combines the best summer fruits with a touch of cinnamon and butter. And since it has granola in it, we can call it a healthy dessert as well! Try this the next time you grill. 

Pear & Cranberry Crumble

Prep Time

10 mins

Bake Time

20 mins

Total Time

30 min

Servings: 6 people



3 medium ripe pears, sliced
1/2 cup dried cranberries or Craisins
1/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 tablespoon butter


2 tablespoons butter, melted

1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 cup granola without raisins



Place pears and cranberries in a bowl. Add sugar, flour, and cinnamon. Toss to cover. Add 1  tablespoon butter to a cast-iron skillet. Set grill to medium heat until butter is melted. Stir in fruit and cover 15-20 minutes or until pears are tender (15-20 minutes). Stir occasionally.
For topping, mix melted butter, cinnamon and granola. Sprinkle over pears. Grill, covered, 5 minutes. Serve warm. Great with a scoop of ice cream!

Don’t heat up the kitchen. Try this fruity recipe with a scoop of ice cream on the side for a summertime treat that’s sure to become a favorite. Stop by McGonigle’s Market on 79th Street and Ward Parkway and pick up your fresh fruit grown by local farmers and enjoy! For locally grown fruit and produce, it must be McGonigle’s!

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