Best Ever Peach Crisp Recipe

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I know what you are thinking…How on EARTH could you make a classic like Peach Crisp THE BEST?! Well let me just tell you. I had a few peaches left over after making my Delicious Peach Stuffed French Toast last week and wanted to make a simple dessert for me and hubby to enjoy after dinner. 

So, here I am all excited to make my Peach Crisp, gathering my ingredients when I realize I am OUT of a staple….my oats!! I am not even kidding, everything was mixed and ready to go and here I am with a pile of brown sugar and butter just staring at my bowl. I panicked and opened my baking cupboard to see what else I had that I could possibly use and I noticed a small bag of bulk corn flakes left from the last time I made my Peanut Butter SquaresAhhh Haaa! I was saved! But how do you use cereal for a crisp you ask? Well friends, this is what makes this Peach Crisp the BEST EVER. Just look at the crispiness below!

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Peach Crisp

Traditionally when making a crisp with oats I find that by the time my oat mixture comes to a nice golden crunchy brown my peaches (or apples if making my apple crisp) are mush. Not with this recipe! The corn flake cereal takes much less time to cook with the butter and sugars which mean you end up with lovely peaches, not mushy ones, underneath your sweet crispy top! Just trust me! Make this crisp and let me know below how much you loved this one vs your traditional one!

Sometimes running out of staple ingredients is just the kick you need to create the Best Ever of anything…so instead of freaking out and turning into a crazy flour covered woman next time, I will just open my cupboard and see what else I have to use instead and share with you another one of my “mistake-turned-great” recipes! 

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4 from 1 vote

Best Ever Peach Crisp Recipe

Ingredients

  • 4 Peaches rinsed and sliced
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • 1/8 tsp Cinnamon
  • Nutmeg just a pinch, I use fresh and pass over the rasp twice
  • Salt just a pinch
  • 2 c Corn Flakes gently crushed so they are not large flakes
  • 1/3 c Butter softened, or margarine
  • 1/4 c Brown Sugar
  • 2 tbsp Flour

Instructions

  • Mix Peaches with cinnamon, nutmeg and salt in an 8x8 baking dish.
  • In a medium bowl mix together the corn flakes, butter, brown sugar and flour using a fork. It will begin to look like a "crumble".
  • Once everything is mixed together, place over your peach mixture, gently press down with fork to fill any holes.
  • Place in preheated oven (350 degrees Fahrenheit) for 15-20 minutes until the top is golden brown.
  • Serve with vanilla bean ice cream and enjoy!

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The Best EVER Peach Crisp Recipe

13 thoughts on “Best Ever Peach Crisp Recipe

  1. Stephanie Wilson says:

    I can’t wait to try this. Peach is my husband’s favorite fruit and I’m always looking for new recipes to try!

  2. Kathy Peterson says:

    4 stars
    Made 2 of them one this way and I also made another one with a few substitutes I didn’t have fresh peaches on hand so I used canned peaches. I add just a enough juice to cover peaches, 2 tablespoons of corn starch and 1 tablespoon vanilla extract. I kept cinnamon and nutmeg the same. For the topping I added into the cornflake mixture a 1/2 tablespoon vanilla extract and 1-2 tablespoons of Captain Morgan(acholol cooks off) gives it a nice little flavor boost. Thank you for the recipe sorry I had to take one in my own direction just had to see if it would work super excited it worked out both ways and that they are both delicious in there own ways. Thank you!!

    • oliveblogger says:

      Thank you so much for the kind words Kathy!! Your version with the Captain Morgan sounds DELISH! We will have to try it that way as well. So happy you loved our recipe <3

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