Thursday, December 4, 2008

Three Berry Crisp

This was a recipe I created on the fly last summer and it's one of our favorites... perfect for a spring dessert... especially with homemade ice cream!

Three Berry Crisp - Snow White

2 pts. raspberries
2 C halved and pitted cherries
2 C blueberries
2 C oatmeal (quick or old fashioned)
1/4 C butter at room temperature
1 C packed brown sugar, divided
2/3 C whole wheat flour + 2 T flour
2 T cinnamon

Start with freshly washed berries: 2 pts. of raspberries, 2 C halved and pitted cherries, and 2 C blueberries... taste to insure excellency :)

Make the delicious topping, combine oatmeal with room temperature butter, 3/4 C brown sugar, flour and cinnamon.

Begin the mixing process... (and get an arm workout!)

Mix until the topping is crumbly ... again, taste to insure excellence :)

Lightly spray a 9x13 pan with cooking spray, and then spread the berries in the pan. I layered the blueberries and cherries on the bottom and topped with the raspberries.

Then, coat with 2-3 T of flour and stir well. Sprinkle remaining brown sugar (more or less to taste) over the berries. The more you use, the sweeter the final crisp will be. I used about 2 T... and it's good, but tart.

Next, cover up all those berries with the cinnamon-oatmeal topping.

And, bake at 375 for 25-30 minutes. It smelled soooo good after about 10 minutes I had to peak...the berries were bubbling :)

Wait (if you will be a challenge) for the berry crisp to set for about 15-25 minutes before devouring. Remember optimal foraging?

See, don't the berries just bring a little sping to the table? This dessert would go great for an Easter brunch!

This recipe is shared at Tasty Tuesday and Tempt My Tummy Tuesday!


  1. oh my - this looks delicious!! We are growing raspberries and are hoping for more than just some cereal "candy". This will be great to archive away. :0

  2. That looks simply delicious! My hubbie would adore this, he loves triple berry pie. Thanks for posting!

  3. THis looks fabulous and somethigg my family would probably devour! Thanks for posting! :D

    have a great day!

  4. Oh, yum!!! I make apple crisp all the time, but we will try this one next time.

  5. I have never made crisp before. Thanks for sharing.

  6. looks and sounds awesome I make peach crisp all the time I will have to try this one out, thanks

  7. Ooo, that looks so good! Can you use frozen berries?
    Thanks for sharing!

  8. This looks absolutely wonderful. Do you think it would be good with frozen berries or is this a fresh-only situation?

  9. I have to give this one a try as I love berries. Thanks for sharing.

  10. What a fun summertime treat and I bet its delicious with ice cream!

  11. What a great way to use farmers market finds! And with homemade ice cream - goodness!


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