UNH Nutrition Connections staff member Sara Oberle shows how to prepare this fresh, summer fruit

Wooden box full of fresh peaches.

Did you know that peaches grow in New Hampshire? Visit your local farmers market or farm stand to purchase this juicy and delicious fruit! Peaches can be used in a variety of recipes like fruit smoothies and pies. You can top a salad with fresh peach slices, put halved peaches brushed with a little olive oil on the grill for a summer treat, serve peaches with a small scoop of ice cream or try the following recipe for peach crumble.

A fabulous peach recipe

Peach Crumble


7-8 peaches, sliced
2 Tbsp cornstarch
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp vanilla
2/3 cup old fashioned oats
1/3 cup flour
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 tsp cinnamon
2 1/2 Tbsp butter, room temperature


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. Wash your hands with soap and warm water for 20 seconds.
  3. Wash peaches under running water.
  4. In a deep baking dish, add sliced peaches and set aside.
  5. In a small bowl, combine cornstarch, cinnamon and vanilla. Set aside.
  6. In a medium size bowl, combine old fashioned oats, flour, brown sugar, cinnamon and room temperature butter. Using a fork, mix until crumbly.
  7. Pour cornstarch mixture over sliced peaches, then pour the oat mixture over the top and spread out evenly.
  8. Bake for 20-25 mintues. Enjoy!

Making the recipe

Watch this short video on how to make this delicious peach crumble recipe.



Nutrition Connections Teacher
Extension Field Specialist, Health & Well-Being
Phone: (603) 749-2529
Office: Youth and Family, Taylor Hall, Durham, NH 03824

Administrative Assistant for Health & Well-Being Team, Bookkeeper
Phone: (603) 255-3556 ext. 801
Office: Cooperative Extension, Taylor Hall Rm 119, Durham, NH 03824