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Hello Peaches! Make This Pecan Peach Crisp Now.

By Polly Conner

.5Pecan peach crisp dessert. Heaven help me, this fruit bake was delicious. Super easy to make too!

Heaven help me, this was good.

I’m already a sucker for any fruity dessert so add a crispy-pecan crust to the top of fresh-seasonal peaches and I about fall over thinking about it.

I stumbled on this recipe over at Cooking Classy, made a few tweaks along the way, and now have a peach crisp recipe I will use for the rest of my life. Pecan peach crisp dessert. Heaven help me, this fruit bake was delicious. Super easy to make too!

(I don’t have big feelings at all, do I?)

Lets get cooking, shall we?

What puts this recipe over the top is using in-season peaches. In fact, I used less sugar because I seriously had just picked these ripe peaches off of our peach tree. Chop up about 4-5 peaches and give them a stir in some sugar, flour, and lemon juice. Spread them out in a 9×13 baking dish.

Look at them showing off and being all pretty in there.

Pecan peach crisp dessert. Heaven help me, this fruit bake was delicious. Super easy to make too!

The crumble topping is really simple.

Combine flour, oats, brown sugar, a few seasonings, butter, and pecans. Spread them out over the peaches evenly and then pop it all in the oven.

Wait patiently as pure greatness is being created in your oven.

Voila…

Pecan peach crisp dessert. Heaven help me, this fruit bake was delicious. Super easy to make too!

Give it time to cool a bit before eating.
Pecan peach crisp dessert. Heaven help me, this fruit bake was delicious. Super easy to make too!

Scoop some in a bowl and top with either ice cream or whipped cream. (Thank you Alex, for being my ice cream scooping hand model.)

Pecan peach crisp dessert. Heaven help me, this fruit bake was delicious. Super easy to make too!

This dish makes quite a lot so it’s a great one to use for a group.

Pecan peach crisp dessert. Heaven help me, this fruit bake was delicious. Super easy to make too!

Side note: Some people like to remove the skin from peaches for dishes like this but I don’t mind them being in there. They also add a tad more nutrition (because that is totally what you’re concerned about when making a peach crisp, right?)

Pecan peach crisp dessert. Heaven help me, this fruit bake was delicious. Super easy to make too!

Pecan peach crisp dessert. Heaven help me, this fruit bake was delicious. Super easy to make too!
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Pecan Peach Crisp

  • Author: Thriving Home
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: American

Description

This pecan peach crisp dessert is delicious. The key to incredible flavor is to use peaches at their peak of freshness.


Ingredients

  • Peach Filling
  • 45 peaches, cored and diced into wedges
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/8 cup sugar (up this to 1/4 cup if your peaches aren’t ripe)
  • 1.5 tablespoons whole wheat flour
  • Topping
  • 3/4 cup whole wheat
  • 3/4 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 10 tablespoons butter, cold and diced into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

Instructions

  1. Toss peaches with lemon juice, sugar, and flour until well coated.
  2. For the topping, combine flour, oats, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and brown sugar.
  3. Using either a pastry cutter or your hands, cut in the butter until everything is crumbly.
  4. Stir in pecans.
  5. Bake at 350 for about 40 minutes.
  6. Serve with whipped cream or ice cream!

Summer Peach Smoothie

By Polly Conner

This peaches ‘n almond cream-style shake is packed with healthy ingredients and anti-inflammatory properties. Try this as a delicious start to your summer morning.

Instead of making pie of those leftover peaches—the ones so soft and ripe they make your kitchen smell like an orchard as they go about collapsing under their own weight—try this spiced late-summer smoothie instead.

The flax seeds add a toasty, nutty background—and vegetarian omega-3s—to this peaches ‘n almond cream-style shake. Rolled oats bring on the fiber and protein, while turmeric and ginger lend pie-spice flavor along with fantastic anti-inflammatory properties. I try to avoid sweetened almond butter and almond milk at the grocery store; they’re both packed with surprising amounts of sugar. A super-ripe peach and banana should be all the natural sweetness you need; and if not, a little teaspoon of honey or maple syrup goes a long way.

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Summer Peach Smoothie

  • Author: Thriving Home
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 as a meal; 2 as a snack 1x
  • Category: Smoothie
  • Method: Blend
  • Cuisine: American

Description

This peaches ‘n almond cream-style shake is packed with healthy ingredients and anti-inflammatory properties. Try this as a delicious start to your summer morning.


Ingredients

  • 1 very ripe fresh peach, chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 1 small very ripe banana, sliced and frozen
  • 1 heaping tablespoon natural almond butter
  • ¼ cup rolled oats
  • 1 tablespoon roasted whole flax seeds (if you aren’t used to the flavor, I recommend starting with half)
  • tiny pinch of sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric, optional
  • ½-inch chunk of fresh peeled ginger, optional
  • 1 cup plain unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon raw honey, or to taste
  • 2 ice cubes

Instructions

  1. Add everything except the honey to your blender and puree on high for a full minute or two.
  2. Now have a little taste. Does it need that teaspoon or so of honey, or is it sweet enough? How about a bit more cinnamon? Do you want more liquid? Adjust to taste and texture, then blend on high again until you’re satisfied.
  3. Pour into a glass and enjoy immediately.