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Caramel Apple-Almond Crepes

A great dish for dessert or breakfast, these filled crepes are quick and easy to make, full of wonderful flavor, and make any occasion special.

Pear Coconut Crisp

Recipe Reprinted with permission from Chyrel's Kitchen.

6 fresh winter pears
1 cup packed brown sugar, divided
1 teaspoon grated orange peel
1/2 teaspoon each ground cinnamon and nutmeg
1/2 cup flour, divided
1/4 cup orange juice
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1 cup flaked coconut
Cream or half-and-half

Peel, core and slice pears. Toss with 1/2 cup brown sugar, orange peel, cinnamon, nutmeg and 2 tablespoons flour. Place in shallow 2-quart baking dish. Pour orange juice over pears. Combine remaining brown sugar and flour; cut in butter until crumbly. Stir in coconut. Sprinkle over pears. Bake, covered, at 350 F. 40 minutes. Uncover and bake 10 to 20 minutes longer or until pears are tender. Serve warm with cream or half-and-half.

Makes 6 to 8 servings.

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