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July 12, 2022
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A Perfect Apricot & Peach Crisp Recipe To Try Now

When your crisper drawer or fruit bowl are overflowing, it is the perfect time to make a crisp for dessert. A fruit crisp is an easy-to-make dessert that is completely customizable and absolutely irresistible. You are only limited by your imagination!

A Perfect Apricot & Peach Crisp Recipe To Try Now

This fruit-forward dessert only requires a few ingredients to make. It’s the best recipe for using up literally any type of fruit you have on hand, and once you’ve made it once, you won’t even need a recipe again. You’ll practically be able to wing it. Yes, they are that basic!

Once you understand the basics of making this type of oat based topping, you can use literally any fruit that your heart desires to make a sweet and juicy filling. 

What is the difference between a fruit cobbler and a fruit crisp?

A cobbler is a baked, fruit dessert made with a top crust of pie dough or biscuit dough but no bottom crust.

A crisp (or a crumble) refers to fruit desserts similar to a cobbler but made with a sugar streusel topping often containing old-fashioned rolled oats and nuts.

What types of fruit are best for a crisp recipe?

You can use virtually any type of fresh, frozen, canned, or jarred fruit you’d like for this dessert. Today we chose a combination of fresh California peaches and fresh California apricots, but last week we made one with blueberries. In the dead of winter, I will use canned Cling peaches from California. Literally, anything goes here.

Peach Crisp with apricots and pistachios

Did you know?

The apricot is one of nature’s nutritional powerhouses and California is the leader of apricot production in the United States!

Over 300 growers in California, covering 17,000 acres in the San Joaquin Valley, produce over 95% of the apricots grown in the United States.

Click here to learn more about apricots!

Here are a few more recipes with California apricots you should try!

When apricots are in season, we try to indulge in them as often as we can. Here are few more ways we enjoy eating apricots.

Apricot Almond Galette with Cream Cheese Crust

Apricot Almond Galette with Cream Cheese Crust

This summery Apricot Almond Galette with Cream Cheese Crust from Baking the Goods highlights sunny, seasonally sweet & tart apricots atop tender & flaky dough with crunchy sliced almonds.

Click here for this recipe with apricots.

Apricot Jam

If you’ve been wondering how to make apricot jam, A Girl Defloured assures us it’s a very simple process!

This recipe has a full on step-by-step picture tutorial, so you won’t miss a thing.

Click here for this recipe with apricots.

How long do you bake a crisp?

Whether you are using small individual baking dishes like ours or you are baking a batch in one large baking dish, you will need to bake this dessert until the fruit juices are bubbling around the edges. The topping will be golden in color and firm to the touch at this point. This could take anywhere from 30-35 minutes for a small cobbler and longer for a larger one.

The best fruit crisp recipes from our California Grown Creators

Individual Blueberry Crisps

Individual Blueberry Crisps

Try G Free Foodie’s recipe for her super-simple Individual Blueberry Crisps, and I promise you’ll be hooked! They are so easy and full of bright, delicious flavor, they’re sure to be your new go-to dessert year round.

Click here for this blueberry recipe!

Individual Strawberry Crisps

This Mess is Ours‘ version of the Individual Blueberry Crisp dessert above is loaded with summer strawberries. It’s toasty and golden, lemony and bright, tart and sweet – all at the same time!

Click here for this strawberry recipe.

Spicy Thai Chile and Sweet Nectarine Crisp

This unconventional crisp from Salt & Wind may not be a well-known flavor combination but will be just as welcome at your next summer cookout or BBQ!

Click here for this nectarine recipe!

Apple Pistachio Crisp

This Apple Pistachio Crisp by our friend Chery Norris from Bakes by Brown Sugar is everything you want in a dessert – sweet/tart California apples, warm spices, and and a buttery, crunchy pistachio topping. 

Click here for this apple recipe.
Cinnamon Pear Apple Crisp

Cinnamon Pear Apple Crisp

This crisp from Britney Breaks Bread is an easy and delicious dessert that combines warm cinnamon spices, soft pears, granny smith apples, and is topped with a buttery brown oat crisp. Make this dish for any occasion and enjoy with ice cream and even a little caramel drizzle!

Click here for this pear and apple dessert recipe.

Easy Pear Crisp

This Crisp from Bakes by Brown Sugar is filled with delicious Bartlett pears and the crisp topping is flavored with cinnamon, cardamom, and toasted pecans.

Click here for this pear dessert recipe.

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A Perfect Apricot & Peach Crisp Recipe To Try Now
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Apricot and Peach Crisp Recipe

A fruit crisp is an easy-to-make dessert that is completely customizable and absolutely irresistible. You are only limited by your imagination!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Apple Pistachio Crisp, apricot, crisp, peach
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 166kcal

Ingredients

For the apricot and peach filling

  • 1/2 pound apricots diced small
  • 1/2 pound peaches, diced small
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons corn starch or tapioca starch
  • 1 orange zested and juiced, divided

For the topping

  • 1/2 cup rolled oats gluten free if desired
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 tablespons all-purpose flour gluten free if desired
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pistachios

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Lightly grease 6 individual baking pans with coconut oil and place them on a baking sheet to make transferring to and from the oven easier.
  • In a large bowl, toss the diced fruit with the sugar, extract, cornstarch, zest and juice of half of the orange. Stir until the stone fruit is completely coated with the cornstarch and all of the dry ingredients have moistened and created an orange hued sauce. Divide the filling between the individual baking pans. Set aside.
  • Using the same mixing bowl, no need to wipe it out, toss the oats, sugar, flour, remaining orange juice, and olive oil until incorporated. Top each baking pan with some of the prepared oat topping, spreading to cover as much of the fruit filling as possible. Sprinkle the tops with chopped pistachios,
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes, until the filling is bubbling and the topping is golden brown. Rest at least 5-10 minutes before serving.

Notes

If stone fruit like apricots and peaches are not in season you can use all canned or jarred California Cling peaches for this recipe. You can also use any type of fresh or frozen berries in these crisps, just make sure that you thaw frozen fruit first.
All of the ingredients can be combined into one larger baking dish, you may need to increase cooking time slightly.

Nutrition

Calories: 166kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 9mg | Potassium: 247mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 911IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 1mg

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