Crisps and Crumbles Recipes

They go by the names crisps, crumbles, and buckles, but we all know them as the easiest, family-friendliest ways to transform fruit into dessert.

Staff Picks

The Ultimate Berry Crumble

Rating: 4.75 stars
I don't tack the word ultimate onto just any recipe. This berry well may be my favorite summer dessert, with the perfect balance of sweet and tart, tender and crisp, fruit and crumble. Some ice cream on the side is highly recommended.

Cherry Crisp

Rating: 4.36 stars
A truly incredible dessert! It's just soooo good and really easy to make. Everyone always raves about it and asks me for the recipe when I make it. Wonderful served with whipped topping or ice cream. Great for vegans!

Blueberry Crisp II

Rating: 4.49 stars
The mayonnaise adds a little tang to this delightful fresh blueberry crisp. It's really delicious.

Plum Crisp

Rating: 4.57 stars
A tangy plum dessert I've made for years to make use of all that midsummer fruit from my tree. Try it with vanilla ice cream. It's a favorite with or without!

Strawberry-Rhubarb Buckle

Rating: 5 stars
Growing up in Wisconsin, we had a patch of rhubarb growing in our backyard, and I loved all of the delicious desserts my Mom would make when it was in season. This recipe is my spin on her strawberry-rhubarb cake. Serve warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or a dollop of sweetened whipped cream, if desired.

Mom's Peach Crisp

Rating: 4.67 stars
My mom and I would often make this yummy and easy peach crisp using her home-canned peaches when I was little.

Air Fryer Strawberry Crisp

This strawberry crisp comes together in no time at all. With strawberries in season this is the perfect summer dessert. Top with ice cream or with a dollop of whipped cream, if desired.

Cantaloupe Crunch

Rating: 4 stars
This is a great way to get anyone to eat cantaloupe. It's quick, easy, and delicious.

Chef John's Rhubarb Crisp

Rating: 4.62 stars
If you've never tried rhubarb before, this is the recipe for you. The sweet, crisp topping taking the edge off the tart, tangy fruit, both benefiting from a creamy scoop of vanilla ice cream. This is a great, old-fashioned American dessert. You can substitute all-purpose flour for the whole wheat flour.

Apple Crisp II

Rating: 4.7 stars
A simple dessert that's great served with ice cream.

Blueberry and Peach Crisp

Rating: 4.44 stars
Juicy, sweet peaches and blueberries with an oat-and-cinnamon topping makes a simply delicious dessert! Top this home-style dessert with vanilla or cinnamon ice cream.

Fresh Apricot Crisp

Rating: 4.14 stars
Quick recipe that can use just about any fruit.

Inspiration and Ideas

Rhubarb-Strawberry Crunch

Rating: Unrated
"Outstanding recipe! Family and friends rave every time I make it!" – Allyn

Apple Cobbler Crumble

Rating: 4.48 stars

This super-easy cobbler is great for unexpected company or spur-of-the-moment cravings. The juice from the fruit cooks out to produce enough moisture to make this cobbler delicious. You can also use fresh peaches instead of apples.