Fruit Crisp

This delicious fruit crisp is easy to make and you can use frozen, canned or fresh fruits. Mix it up by using some of your favorite fruit combinations.

Baked fruit crisp.

Serves: 6

Serving size: 1/2 cup

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 30-40 minutes

Ingredients:

4 cups fruit, like blueberries, pears, apples, peaches (frozen, canned or fresh)
2 Tbsp. white or whole wheat flour
1/3 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 cup oats
1/2 stick softened margarine or butter
3/4 tsp. cinnamon
3/4 tsp. nutmeg

Directions:

  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Wash hands with soap and water.
  3. Grease an 8 x 8 x 2 inch pan.
  4. If using canned fruit, drain juices and rinse. If using frozen fruit, thaw and drain.
  5. Scrub firm produce like apples and pears with a clean vegetable brush under running water.
    Gently rub tender produce, like peaches, under running water. Rinse fresh berries under running water.
  6. Slice fruit, if needed, and put in the pan.
  7. Add 2 Tbsp. flour to fruit and stir in. Spread fruit evenly in pan.
  8. In a bowl, mix remaining ingredients together with a fork or hands until crumbly. Sprinkle over fruit evenly.
  9. Bake 30-40 minutes, or until topping is golden brown and fruit is tender when pierced with a fork. Serve warm.

Tips:

Canned fruit in juice and unsweetened frozen fruit are just as healthy as fresh and sometimes less expensive.

Plan to make a fruit crisp on a night when the oven is already on.

Buy fruit in season for peak quality and best prices.

This fruit crisp recipe is a delicious way to use up fruit you have on hand.

Nutrition Facts Label Fruit Crisp

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Author(s)

Christine Parshall
Nutrition Connections Teacher
Extension Teacher
Phone: (603) 352-4550
Office: Cooperative Extension, Taylor Hall, Durham, NH 03824