Tess’s Summertime Peach Crisp

peach crisp

 I was walking through my local farmer’s market yesterday and found some beautiful peaches that I had to have. I was planning on canning them, but my kids have been snacking on them and I only have enough to make a dessert with. I can’t blame them, they are fresh picked peaches and one of the added benefits of the summer is indulging in the sun-kissed bounty.

I decided to make a peach crisp and wanted to share the recipe with all of you. This recipe uses organic coconut oil instead of butter, so that you get all the health benefits. As well, the sun ripened peaches has plenty of sweetness in them to contrast the crispy yet chewy topping. This recipe is simple to make and one that your family will love on a hot summer day.

Tess’s Summertime Peach Crisp

For Filling

  • 6 ripe peaches, sliced
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • *vanilla bean ice cream – optional

For Topping

  • 2 cups pecans
  • 1/4 dates
  • 2/3 cup rolled oats
  • 3 tablespoons coconut oil
  1. Slice peaches and add to a 9×9 baking dish. Add sugar, cinnamon, vanilla and salt and toss gently until coated. Allow to sit out for one hour.
  2.  In a blender, add pecans, dates and coconut oil and process until crumbly.
  3. Take topping and pour into a bowl. Stir in oats.
  4. Add topping mixture to the top of sugar coated peaches.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees F for 40-45 minutes.
  6. Allow the peach crisp to cool for 25 minutes and top with vanilla bean ice cream.


The Prepper's Blueprint

Tess Pennington is the author of The Prepper’s Blueprint, a comprehensive guide that uses real-life scenarios to help you prepare for any disaster. Because a crisis rarely stops with a triggering event the aftermath can spiral, having the capacity to cripple our normal ways of life. The well-rounded, multi-layered approach outlined in the Blueprint helps you make sense of a wide array of preparedness concepts through easily digestible action items and supply lists.

Tess is also the author of the highly rated Prepper’s Cookbook, which helps you to create a plan for stocking, organizing and maintaining a proper emergency food supply and includes over 300 recipes for nutritious, delicious, life-saving meals. 

Visit her web site at ReadyNutrition.com for an extensive compilation of free information on preparedness, homesteading, and healthy living.

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Originally published July 25th, 2015
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2 Responses to Tess’s Summertime Peach Crisp

  1. TheDailyCoin says:

    I want a big bowl of Tess’s Summertime Peach Crisp right now!!! YUM-MIE

  2. Tess says:

    Thanks, Aaron. Just made the correction!

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