Bake-Off® Contest 38, 1998
Bloomington, Minnesota

Cranberry-Pear Cobbler

Cozy up to a fruity dessert topped with sweet buttermilk biscuits.

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  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 10
 

Ingredients

Fruit Mixture

2
cans (15 oz each) pear halves or slices, drained, liquid reserved
1/2
cup sweetened dried cranberries
1/2
cup applesauce
1/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon

Topping

1/2
cup sugar
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1
can (12 oz) Pillsbury® Grands!® Jr. Golden Homestyle® buttermilk biscuits
2 1/2
teaspoons LAND O LAKES® Butter
Vanilla ice cream or whipped cream, if desired

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 450°F. Cut pears into 1-inch chunks. In ungreased 11x7- or 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish, arrange pear chunks. Sprinkle with cranberries. In small bowl, mix applesauce and 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon. Spoon over fruit.
  • 2 Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until hot and bubbly. Remove from oven. Reduce oven temperature to 400°F.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix sugar and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon. Separate dough into 10 biscuits. Dip each biscuit into reserved pear liquid; coat all sides with sugar-cinnamon mixture. Arrange biscuits over hot fruit in 2 rows of 5 biscuits each. Top each biscuit with about 1/4 teaspoon butter.
  • 4 Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until biscuits are golden brown. Cool 10 minutes. Serve warm topped with ice cream.
  • 1 Heat oven to 450°F. Cut pears into 1-inch chunks. In ungreased 11x7- or 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish, arrange pear chunks. Sprinkle with cranberries. In small bowl, mix applesauce and 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon. Spoon over fruit.
  • 2 Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until hot and bubbly. Remove from oven. Reduce oven temperature to 400°F.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix sugar and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon. Separate dough into 10 biscuits. Dip each biscuit into reserved pear liquid; coat all sides with sugar-cinnamon mixture. Arrange biscuits over hot fruit in 2 rows of 5 biscuits each. Top each biscuit with about 1/4 teaspoon butter.
  • 4 Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until biscuits are golden brown. Cool 10 minutes. Serve warm topped with ice cream.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
370mg
370%;
Total Carbohydrate
43g
43%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
27g
27%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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