Best-Ever Strawberry Crisp

Posted: July 22

Time: 35 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

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Summertime and the living is easy—and so are the desserts. The Best-Ever Strawberry Crisp comes together in just under 40 minutes, and makes use of one of the best berries of the season for a burst of summertime sweetness. For extra satisfaction, try picking your strawberries for this recipe locally; the Best-Ever Strawberry Crisp deserves the freshest ingredients. Top with whipped cream or ice cream, and serve it at your next barbecue.


For the filling: • 5 cups of fresh strawberries, hulled and quartered • 1/4 cup granulated white sugar • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract • 3 tablespoons cornstarch For the topping: • 1 cup all-purpose flour • 3/4 cup old fashioned oats • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar • 2/3 cup granulated white sugar • 1/2 teaspoon salt • 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, melted


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a deep-dish pie plate or large baking dish with butter or cooking spray, and set aside.

Step 2

Combine the chopped strawberries and sugar in a large bowl, and mix until the strawberries fully absorb the sugar.

Step 3

Add in the cornstarch and vanilla extract and stir until all of the strawberries are evenly coated.

Step 4

Pour the mixture into the prepared baking dish.

Step 5

In a separate medium-sized bowl, combine the flour, oats, brown sugar, granulated sugar, salt, and cinnamon.

Step 6

Pour in the melted butter and stir well until well-coated and crumbly.

Step 7

Sprinkle the crumb mixture evenly over the top of the strawberries.

Step 8

Bake in the oven until the fruit is bubbly and the topping is golden brown, about 35-40 minutes.

Step 9

Allow the crisp to cool slightly before serving.

Step 10

Serve warm with a whipped topping or vanilla ice cream.

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