Pear-Oatmeal Crisp


½ cup + 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
7 tablespoons packed brown sugar
¼ teaspoon ground ginger
2 (16-ounce)cans sliced pears in juice, drained, with ½ cup of the juice reserved
2 tablespoons butter, melted
1 (1 1/4-ounce0 package cinnamon and spice instant oatmeal mix


1.Preheat the oven to 425
2. Mix 1 tablespoon of the flour, 4 tablespoons of the brown
sugar, and the ginger in an 8-inch square baking dish. Add the pears and the reserved pear juice, stirring until blended. Cover the dish with plastic wrap, then pick a few holes in the plastic. Microwave on High until the filling begins to bubble, 4-5 minutes stirring once halfway through cooking.
3. Meanwhile, combine the butter and the remaining 3 tablespoons
brown sugar in a bowl. Add the oatmeal mix and the remaining ½ cup
flour; stir until crumbly. Sprinkle evenly over the filling. Transfer the dish
to the oven and bake until the topping is golden, about 15 minutes. Serve warm.