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Hi Bold Bakers!
Crisps are the perfect summer dessert! They’re easy, fast, sweet, and are a great way to utilize all of the in-season summer fruits. From classic crisps to bold takes on crisps, here are the 12 best crisp recipes to make this summer — and even some you can make all year long!
When it comes to crisp recipes, this Pear & Dark Chocolate Crisp is in my top 3 favorite desserts of all time. Trust me, this crisp is INCREDIBLE! What makes this crisp so special is the topping. It’s full of bittersweet chocolate pieces that are melty and so delicious. The sweet, soft pears perfectly complement the delicious, crispy topping. Do yourself a favor and try this.
My Peach & Blueberry Crisp is the ideal summer treat. The sweet peaches combined with the tart blueberries and a cinnamon pecan topping make a delicious crisp that will make the perfect dessert for hot, summer nights.
Who doesn’t love a good, classic Blueberry Crisp? My recipe is so delicious that you’ll never believe how easy it is to make. There’s no chopping, pitting, or slicing involved. All you need to do is mix the blueberries with the other ingredients and mix the crisp topping and you’re good to go. Believe me, you’ll be making this all summer.
Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp is a huge favorite in Ireland and it’s easy to see why. The sweetness of the strawberries goes perfectly with the tart rhubarb. This is the perfect summer dessert that everyone will surely enjoy.
My Peanut Butter & Jelly Crisp is a delicious, fun take on the classic crisp. The apple and raspberry base forms a jelly-like flavor and texture that goes great with the peanut butter-flavored topping. This bold dessert is super kid-friendly and is sure to impress any guests this summer.
My Summer Berry Crisp is sweet, fresh, insanely easy to make, and so yummy! In addition to the tasty, syrupy berries, the ground almond topping provides a bold and different flavor to this classic crisp. Although the combination of fruits I used is delicious, you can use whatever berries you have in the house so you can try different combinations every time you make it.
My Skillet Cherry Crisp is a classic cherry crisp with a special ingredient that will take your crisp from good to great. To make it better, it is baked in a cast-iron skillet meaning once you cook the cherries on the stove, you can add the topping and bake it in the same dish with makes clean-up so much easier.
You may have heard of rhubarb in combination with strawberries, but what you may not know is that it is great in recipes on its own. Rhubarb can be sour but when mixed with the sugar in this recipe, the results are slightly sweet, slightly tart, and absolutely delicious. This Simple Rhubarb Crisp is the perfect crisp for anyone who doesn’t have a huge sweet tooth.
If you’re busy but still want a yummy, summer dessert, look no further than my Crock Pot Apple & Blueberry Crisp. As the name says, this dessert is made entirely in a Crock-Pot so you can make it in the morning and let it cook all day without worrying about it. Trust me, even if you have the time to make an oven-baked crisp, this is equally as delicious and is definitely worth making.
This Blackberry Crisp is as delicious as it is unusual. Although there is an apple in this crisp to aid the syrupy texture, the blackberries are the real star of the show. They make a surprisingly great base for a crisp and when paired with a flavorful hazelnut topping, they make a surprisingly great pairing that you may not expect.
Have you ever craved apple crisp but didn’t want to make a whole crisp? If so, this recipe is for you. My Microwave Mug Apple Crisp is cooked entirely in a mug and makes a single-serving version of this classic treat that can be ready in less than 10 minutes from start to finish. The only downside to this recipe is that you won’t have leftovers, but it’s so easy and quick to make you can just make a new one whenever you want it!
I think my Caramel Apple Crisp With Cinnamon Ice Cream is the definition of Bigger Bolder Baking. It takes a classic recipe such as apple crisp and elevates it by adding caramel and topping it with homemade cinnamon ice cream. I dare you to name a better end-of-summer/fall dessert.
Hi Bold Bakers! I’m Gemma Stafford, a professional chef originally from Ireland, a cookbook author, and the creator of Bigger Bolder Baking. I want to help you bake with confidence anytime, anywhere with my trusted and tested recipes and baking tips. You may have seen one of my 500+ videos on YouTube & TikTok or as a guest judge on Nailed It! on Netflix or the Best Baker in America on Food Network. No matter your skills, my Bold Baking Team & I want to be your #1 go-to baking authority.