Thursday, August 11, 2011

Peach Crisp

Yes, peaches again. I simply love summer peaches! When I make a dessert with fresh fruit, I feel less guilty eating it. Does anyone else feel that way?  This easy dessert has the best topping of any crisp I've ever made.



Peach Crisp

1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
1/2 cup honey-sweetened granola
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 cup butter
1/2 cup chopped pecans
5 cups fresh peaches, peeled and sliced
1/2 cup sugar
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
In a medium bowl, combine the oats, granola, 3 tablespoons flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Cut in the 1/4 cup butter until crumbly. Mix in chopped nuts.
Place peach slices in an 8-inch square baking dish. Add 1/2 cup sugar or to taste. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon flour. Sprinkle the topping mixture over the peaches.
Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes, or until golden brown.
Serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Makes 6-8 servings.

Note: Next time, I may leave out the oats and use 1 cup of granola. Also, the original recipe calls for 1/4 cup chopped pecans, but we love pecans so I added more.


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Even though I love all the summer fruit, I am ready for some fall desserts using apples or pumpkin. Anyone else ready for fall?

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8 comments:

  1. I am so ready for fall. I love the leaves, the cooler weather, the clothes, and the food. I also love a crisp of any kind. This one looks delicious. I will be trying it. Thank you. I linked to you from It's a Keeper Thursday

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  2. Hi Sallie,
    We just love peaches and your Crisp needs to be in front of me right now. It looks delicious! I love your serving dish for your presentation, it looks great. Hope you are having a great week end and thanks for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    See you soon!
    Miz Helen

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  3. Yummo! That looks so good... I may have to make that some time soon!

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  5. I just made peach cobbler tonite but this sounds really good too. Heck, any baked dessert topped with ice cream has got to be good. :) Have a great day. Tammy

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  6. looks so good i might be going to the store to pick some peaches up!

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  7. This looks so delicious! I can't wait to make it this weekend for desert :D

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  8. I adore peaches, one can NEVER have too many peach recipes! I am going to make this very soon. First I'll make your peach cobbler recipe, then this one!
    Thanks so much!!

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