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Pear, Chocolate & Hazelnut Crisp

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Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 20 minutes

Serves: 3-4

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Pear, Chocolate & Hazelnut Crisp

  • Prep time: 5 minutes
  • Cook time: 20 minutes
  • Serves: 3-4


  • 1½ ea Bartlett pears (or any type of pear)
  • 1½ ea Seckel pears (or any type of pear)
  • 6 tbs Hazelnut meal (or blended hazelnuts)
  • 2 tbs Hazelnut or Almond or Peanut butter
  • 2 tbs Cacao powder
  • 2 tbs Coconut sugar or brown sugar
  • 2 tbs Cinnamon
  • 3 tbs Whole wheat flour


  • 1)

    Preheat the oven to 350 F.

  • 2)

    Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and grease with oil or butter.

  • 3)

    Slice the pears into thin long slices and lay them out in a mostly single layer on the baking sheet.

  • 4)

    Combine all the other ingredients in a food processor or mix them together well by hand.

  • 5)

    Sprinkle the mixture on top of the pears. Then place the baking sheet into the oven and bake for about 20 minutes, or until the pears are soft.

  • 6)

    Serve warm with a dollop of yogurt or cream!


~This recipe would also work beautifully with apples.
~If you can’t find hazelnuts or hazelnut meal, you can always substitute any other kind of nut and meal, almonds work particularly well!

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