This Pear and Ginger Crisp is the most delightful dessert! It’s loaded with deliciously sweet pears, warm and spicy ginger notes - and a not so secret ingredient aka BOURBON that will have you coming back for more!
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9 inch round baking dish with butter. Remove the core of the pears and chop them into long thin slices.
Add these gently to a bowl. To the bowl, add in the all purpose flour, raw sugar, cinnamon, ginger, salt, lemon juice and bourbon. Stir gently to combine.
Chop the cold butter into cubes. To a food processor, add the whole wheat flour, rolled oats, ginger, brown sugar and butter. Pulse until it resembles a coarse sand.
Add the pears to the greased baking dish. Spread the crumble topping on top of the pears.
Bake for 30-35 minutes. If desired for an extra golden topping, broil for 1-2 minutes - just make sure to watch it carefully to make sure it doesn't burn.
Let cool for several minutes and then garnish with vanilla ice cream. Enjoy!
If you don't have a food processor, add the crisp topping ingredients into a separate bowl and using your hands, work in the butter until it resembles a crisp topping - the butter should be pea sized by the time it's done.