Pear Crisp

6 7 pears

1/3 cup all-purpose flour

2/3 cup oatmeal

3/4 cup brown sugar

1/2 cup raisins

1/2 cup butter

1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon nutmeg

1/4 teaspoon salt

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Slice pears and combine with 1/4 cup of the brown sugar, lemon juice and raisins. (The brown sugar is optional and used to sweeten the fruit some. The raisins are also optional).

2. Combine flour, oats, 1/2 cup of brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt together in bowl. Cut butter in with the dry ingredients until mixture is crumbly.

3. Cover bottom of buttered cake pan with fruit mixture (square 8 inch pan that holds 6 cups). Sprinkle flour/oat topping over fruit and bake for 30 minutes. Serve warm, plain or with whipped cream.