Recipe

Peach Ginger Crisp

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Recipe Information

Total Time: Prep time: 20 minutes; 65 minutes total
Servings: 6

Crystallized ginger kicks this peach crisp up a notch. Serve with a dollop of ice cream or sweet tea with mint for a perfect summertime dessert.

Ingredients

  • 5 cups sliced peaches, fresh or frozen (about 6 large peaches)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 3/4 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, ground
  • 2 tablespoons crystallized ginger, minced
  • 1/2 cup cold butter (1 stick), cut into small pieces

Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Oil or butter an 8 or 9-inch square baking dish.
  2. In a mixing bowl, toss the sliced peaches with the ground ginger and maple syrup until coated. Place mixture into the baking dish.
  3. Mix together the oats, flour, brown sugar, salt, cinnamon, and crystallized ginger. Blend in the butter pieces with your fingers or a pastry cutter until crumbly. Spread the topping evenly over the peaches. Bake for about 45 minutes, until peaches are bubbling and the crisp topping is lightly browned. Let the crisp set for 15 minutes before serving.

Serving Suggestion

This classic summertime dessert is often served with ice cream or sweet tea with mint---a festive way to end any barbecue or picnic.

Nutritional Information

Calories: 332, Fat: 16 g, Cholesterol: 42 mg, Sodium: 340 mg, Carbohydrate: 48 g, Dietary Fiber: 4 g, Protein: 3 g