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Pear Crisp Ice Cream


It's the last day of #FallFlavors Week and I hope you've enjoyed it as much as I have!  I'm wrapping things up with Pear Crisp Ice Cream because even though the calendar may say it's fall, we're still having 85 degree weather. 

This post is sponsored in conjunction with Fall Flavors Week. I received product samples from sponsor companies to aid in the creation of my recipes. All opinions are my own.


I've seen apple crisp ice cream and I thought, why not pear crisp? I combined diced pears with Dixie Crystals brown sugar, a little water and cinnamon and cooked them down until they were soft. I stirred in a bit of Taylor & Colledge vanilla bean paste and then let the mixture cool. 

I made the ice cream base with eggs, Dixie Crystals granulated sugar, heavy cream, milk , and a nice big tablespoon of Taylor &Colledge vanilla bean paste. I let it do it's thing in my KitchenAid Ice Cream Maker attachment.

After about 25 minutes I added in the pear mixture. I let it go about another five minutes, then I started layering it into the containers. First I did ice cream, then I sprinkled on some Nairn's Oat Graham crumbs.  I repeated that twice more, then put the lid on and stashed it in the freezer overnight.


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Pear Crisp Ice Cream

Pear Crisp Ice Cream
Author: Jolene's Recipe Journal


  • 2 large pears, diced
  • 1/2 cup Dixie Crystals brown sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons water
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon Taylor and College vanilla bean paste
  • Sweet cream base:
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup Dixie Crystals granulated sugar
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 Tablespoon Taylor and Colledge vanilla bean paste
  • Nairn's oat grahams, pulsed in food processor plus additional for garnish.


  1. Add pears, brown sugar, water, and cinnamon to a skillet over med high heat. Cook, stirring constantly but gently until water is evaporated and until syrupy. Remove from heat and add vanilla bean paste. Cool completely.
  2. Prepare the sweet cream base. Whisk the eggs until light and fluffy, 1 to 2 minutes. Whisk in sugar, a little at a time until completely blended. Pour in cream and milk mixture and whisk to blend.
  3. Pour into your ice cream maker, and freeze according to the manufacturer's directions. Once ice cream stiffens, add the pear mixture. and continue to freeze to desired texture.
  4. Move ice cream to freezer containers. Layer ice cream, then oat graham crumbs and then repeat.
  5. Freeze overnight. Serve garnished with additional Oat Graham if desired.
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Lynn April said…
Oh my gosh, this would go perfectly on top of my pear cobbler! I love this so much!
Lisa said…
Oh wow...I want the whole container!
Jennifer said…
Just an amazing flavor combination. I can't wait to try this.
Hezzi-D said…
This sounds so delicious! Pears are one of my favorites!
Drooling over this delicious recipe, pears are so under-utilized in baking, this is a great fall treat!
Inger said…
Yum. Sounds like so much goodness in one recipe!
Karen said…
That ice cream sounds amazing. Love how creative this recipe is.
This is a winner for sure! I'm loving this creative fall ice cream.
Rebecca said…
Mmm this pear ice cream was fantastic!! The cookie crumbles added the perfect level of crunch.
Amy said…
Wow such a great and creative flavor! Love the extra texture of the cookie crumbles mixed in!
Radha said…
Pear crisp and icecream - Yum! This is two desserts in one and love it!
Chris said…
You had me at pears! This sounds and looks perfectly delicious.
This ice cream takes a la mode to the next level.

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