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Sumptuous Blueberry Apple Crisp

August 22, 2014
by Cornelia Emlen
Serves: 8
A flavorful dessert featuring the berries and fruit of the season that literally begs to be eaten. Simple to make, too.
  • 4 cups blueberries
  • 3 large apples
  • half a lemon, juiced
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon for berry mixture, 1 teaspoon cinnamon for topping
  • 1 stick of butter, softened
  • ½ cup brown sugar, packed
  • ½ cup flour
  • 1 cup oats
  • ½+ cup walnuts (or pecans)
Farmers to You Ingredients:
Other Fresh and Pantry Ingredients:
  • lemon, granulated and brown sugar, cinnamon, butter, oats
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Butter a 9 x 13 inch baking dish (or 2 small pie pans). Set aside.
  3. Peel and chop apples into small dime-sized pieces. Place in mixing bowl along with blueberries. Add the juice of half a lemon, granulated sugar, ½ cup flour and 1 teaspoon of cinnamon. Thoroughly mix. Set aside.
  4. To make the topping, in a mixer, beat 1 stick of butter until soft. Add brown sugar and cinnamon and blend until smooth. Add flour, oats and chopped nuts. Blend until completely combined.
  5. Spread berry and fruit mixture in baking pan or pie pans. Sprinkle top with small chunks of crumbled topping.
  6. Bake for approximately 25 minutes or until fruit is bubbling and topping is brown and crusty. Serve warm plain or with freshly whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.
  7. Variations: Experiment by using whatever berries or fruit are in season.