Cobblers, Crisps & Crumbles

Cobblers, Crisps & Crumbles are among some of the best desserts in the world. Fruit-based more often than not, they're easy to appeal to everyone. Search among these classic peach, apple, mixed berry, rhubarb, and other fruit cobbler, crisps, and crumble recipes for the perfect dinner-topping dessert.

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Apple Crisp

Rating: 3.58 stars
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One of the definitive desserts of fall, apple crisp is easy and economical. Test kitchen tip: Empire, Gala, or Braeburn apples are especially good in this recipe.

Rhubarb-Apple-Almond Cobbler

This rhubarb and apple cobbler is perfect for kids to make on Mother's Day: The steps are few and easy to follow, and it is attractive yet requires no real decorating—you just drop the dough over the top, brush on heavy cream, add sliced almonds, and bake.
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Peach Crumble

Rating: 3.18 stars
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For an even sweeter summer, take advantage of the season's perfectly ripe peaches.

Strawberry-Rhubarb Crisp

Strawberries and rhubarb are summer's best friends -- cook them up together in this quintessential dessert.

Blueberry Crumble

Blueberry lovers, rejoice! The filling for this easy crumble calls for a whopping two pounds of fresh blueberries. Served in bowls with scoops of vanilla ice cream, it's the ultimate summer dessert. If you're making it out of season, feel free to use frozen blueberries.

Blueberry Crisp

Rating: 3.22 stars
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This blueberry crisp has a loose and juicy filling. If you would prefer a thicker filling, add an extra teaspoon of cornstarch.

Rhubarb Crisp

Rating: 3.22 stars
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Rhubarb is a vegetable, though the stalks are typically used in jams and desserts; its tart flavor makes it the perfect companion for strawberries.

Strawberry Cobbler

The filling for these berry cobblers is made with basic ingredients like fresh strawberries, cornstarch for thickness, sugar for sweetness, and a touch of lemon juice. It's transferred to a baking dish and topped with flaky biscuits for the ultimate summer dessert. It's a tart twist on the southern classic.

Apple Crumble

With the crisp autumn air comes an opportunity to use freshly-picked apples in everything from salads to pies. If you aren't sure where to start with your bushel, try this classic crumble. Easy enough to throw together on a whim, it contains all of the warm flavors of fall in every bite.
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Crumble Topping

Rating: 3.4 stars
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Use this sweet, buttery crumble topping on Rhubarb Pie or any other fruit pie in place of a top crust.

Peach-and-Raspberry Oat Cobbler

Rolled oats add texture and richness to the sweet biscuit topping for this easy-to-make cobbler.

Cardamom-Scented Peach-Apricot Cobblers

These single servings of peach cobbler have some exciting surprises under their drop-biscuit tops: cardamom and allspice. While the spices work to perfume each and every bite, sliced apricots bring a touch of acidity which helps to make every bite more delicious than the last.
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Inspiration and Ideas


Best Berry Cobbler

Rating: 3.73 stars
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This cobbler is topped with simple biscuit dough that lets the berries shine. Use blackberries or raspberries; a dash of cinnamon rounds out their flavor. Martha made this recipe on episode 704 of Martha Bakes.