Peach Crisp

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In this delicious peach crisp recipe, fresh peaches are infused with cinnamon and vanilla and topped with a sweet buttery crisp topping. This easy peach crisp is made with 8 ingredients, and is best served warm with vanilla ice cream!

Peach Crisp in a bowl topped with vanilla ice cream


If you’re looking for a way to enjoy the abundance of fresh summer peaches – I suggest making this easy peach crisp recipe!

Made with only 8 ingredients, this delicious peach crisp is buttery and richly flavored with vanilla and cinnamon.

Serve it warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or a dollop of homemade whipped cream!

peach crisp in a baking dish with a wooden spoon and vanilla ice cream

Peach Crisp: Ingredients & Substitutions

overhead photo of the ingredients in this Peach Crisp recipe
  • Fresh peaches. Use 3 pounds peeled and sliced fresh peaches for the best results. You can also use frozen, sliced peaches. To do this, thaw them in a colander to room temperature, then use them to make the filling.
  • Light Brown sugar. dark brown sugar or coconut sugar are good substitutes for light brown sugar.
  • All-purpose flour. To make this recipe gluten-free, substitute an all-purpose gluten-free baking flour for the all-purpose flour.
  • Salted butter. Unsalted butter works well in this recipe.
  • Vanilla extract. Vanilla bean paste or the seeds from one vanilla bean can be used in place of vanilla extract.
  • Old fashioned oatmeal. Quick-cooking oats are a good substitution if necessary.
Peach Crisp in a baking dish with a wooden spoon

How to Make Peach Crisp

Let’s walk through this peach crisp recipe step-by-step, and don’t forget to watch the video!

Make the peach filling:

Preparing the peaches is the most time consuming step in this peach crisp recipe, after that it goes quickly and is very easy! Be sure to watch the video for extra help!

Begin by peeling and cutting the peaches into thin slices, then cut each slice in half so it’s about 1” long.

If using frozen peaches, put them in a strainer and thaw until they reach room temperature.

two photos showing how to peel and cut peaches for this Peach Crisp Recipe

In a small bowl mix together brown sugar, cinnamon, all-purpose flour and sea salt, set aside.

two photos showing how to make the filling for this Peach Crisp Recipe

Then, in a large bowl, combine peaches, lemon juice and vanilla.

peeled and cut peaches in a bowl to make Peach Crisp Recipe

Next, add the dry ingredients and stir until evenly distributed.

two photos showing how to make the filling for this Peach Crisp Recipe

Make the Crisp Topping:

Once the filling is ready, make the crisp topping. Begin by placing the softened butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar, flour, cinnamon and sea salt in a medium sized bowl.

peach crisp topping ingredients in a glass mixing bowl

Then, use your hands, a fork or a pastry cutter to cut the butter into the dry ingredients until the mixture resembles a coarse meal with buttery chunks.

a pastry cutter in a bowl making Peach Crisp topping

Then, add the oats and stir until evenly combined, set aside.

two photos showing adding oatmeal to the peach crisp topping

Assemble

Now it’s time to assemble the peach crisp. Begin by transferring the peach filling to the prepared baking dish and spread it evenly into the bottom.

Then, sprinkle the crisp topping evenly over the top of the peach mixture.

two photos showing how to assemble this Peach Crisp Recipe

Bake

Then, bake at 350 degrees F for 40-45 minutes, or until the top is set and lightly browned, and the filling is bubbling.

Remove the peach crisp from the oven and let it cool slightly.

peach crisp in a baking dish

Serve

Serve slightly warm with vanilla ice cream or homemade whipped cream!

Peach Crisp Recipe in a baking dish with a wooden spoon

Store/freeze

Store leftover peach crisp in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week, or in the freezer for up to 2 months.

Reheat in the oven set to 350 degrees Fahrenheit, or in the microwave.

a bowl of peach crisp with a spoon

Recipe FAQs

What’s the difference between peach cobbler and peach crisp?

Peach cobbler has a a sweet, biscuit topping while peach crisp has a buttery oatmeal topping.

Is it necessary to peel peaches for crisp?

Yes, I suggest peeling the peaches for the best texture.

Should I keep peach crisp in the fridge?

Storing peach crisp in the fridge makes it last longer.

How do you cut peaches for Peach Crisp?

Peel and cut them into thin slices (see the recipe step photos and video).

How many peaches does it take to make 8 cups?

Every medium peach makes about 1 cup of peaches, so this recipe will require 7-8 peaches to make 8 cup of peaches.

a bowl of peach crisp with vanilla ice cream and a spoon

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Peach Crisp Recipe

Laura
In this delicious peach crisp recipe, fresh peaches are infused with cinnamon and vanilla and topped with a sweet buttery crisp topping. This easy peach crisp is made with 8 ingredients, and is best served warm with vanilla ice cream, of course.
5 from 1 vote
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12 Servings
Calories 260
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time40 minutes
Total Time1 hour

Ingredients 
 

Peach filling

Crisp topping:

Instructions 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  • Grease a 9 x 9” baking dish

Make the peach filling:

  • Peel peaches.
  • Slice them into thin slices, then cut each slice in half so it’s about 1” long.
  • (If using frozen peaches, put them in a strainer and thaw until they reach room temperature).
  • In a small bowl mix together brown sugar, cinnamon, all-purpose flour and sea salt, set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine peaches, lemon juice and vanilla.
  • Add dry ingredients and stir until evenly distributed.

Make the Crisp Topping:

  • Place softened butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar, flour, cinnamon and sea salt in a medium sized bowl. Use your hands, a fork or a pastry cutter to cut the butter into the dry ingredients until the mixture resembles a coarse meal with buttery chunks.
  • Add oats and stir until evenly combined, set aside.

Assemble the Peach Crisp

  • Transfer the peach filling to the prepared baking dish.
  • Sprinkle the crisp topping evenly over the top of the peach mixture.

Bake

  • Bake at 350 for 40-45 minutes or until the top is set and lightly browned, and the filling is bubbling.
  • Remove from the oven and let cool slightly.
  • Serve slightly warm with vanilla ice cream or homemade whipped cream!

Video

Notes

Ingredient Substitutions
  • Fresh peaches. Use 3 pounds peeled and sliced fresh peaches for the best results. You can also use frozen, sliced peaches. To do this, thaw them in a colander to room temperature, then use them to make the filling.
  • Light Brown sugar. dark brown sugar or coconut sugar are good substitutes for light brown sugar.
  • All-purpose flour. To make this recipe gluten-free, substitute an all-purpose gluten-free baking flour for the all-purpose flour.
  • Salted butter. Unsalted butter works well in this recipe.
  • Vanilla extract. Vanilla bean paste or the seeds from one vanilla bean can be used in place of vanilla extract.
  • Old fashioned oatmeal. Quick-cooking oats are a good substitution if necessary.
Store/freeze
Store leftover peach crisp in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week, or in the freezer for up to 2 months.
Reheat in the oven set to 350 degrees Fahrenheit, or in the microwave.

Nutrition

Calories: 260kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0.3g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 130mg | Potassium: 197mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 32g | Vitamin A: 607IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

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