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.

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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Peach Crumble

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

Apple Cobbler

Brown butter and vanilla bean add complexity to the apple filling in this rich cobbler.

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.

Pear Crisp

Choose Bosc pears that are ripe but still a little firm for the filling of this oat-almond crisp -- they'll stand up well to baking.

Plum Oatmeal Crisp

Rating: 3.61 stars
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Irresistible desserts don't need a mile-long ingredient list or an elaborate prep -- and this tempting crisp proves it.

Peach-Pie Crumble Bars

Like a peach pie but easier to share and transport! These bars with a press-in shortbread crust are just the thing for a summer potluck or picnic.

Crisp Topping

Rating: 3.23 stars
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Use this crisp topping when making Emeril's Apple and Cranberry Crisp.

Peach Crumble Pie

Rating: 3.05 stars
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This peach-packed pie is a summer treat that will please any crowd. The crunchy crumble adds to the pie's mouthwatering texture.

Apple-Blueberry Crisp

Rating: 4 stars
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Underneath the spiced oat topping of this crisp is a double-fruit filling: tender apples and sweet-tart blueberries.

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.
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Inspiration and Ideas

Vegan Apple Oat Crisp
Coconut oil stands in for butter to make a vegan version of a classic, comforting apple crisp laced with cinnamon and tart dried cherries.

Apple-Cranberry Crumble

Rating: 3.71 stars
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Honeycrisp apples have a firm texture that holds up well during baking; Macoun, Empire, or Fuji are other good choices. Fresh (or frozen) cranberries contribute flavor as well as some juice; do not substitute dried cranberries. A mini-chopper makes quick work of chopping the cranberries.