This tasty and easy blueberry crisp without oats is the highlight of any meal, the perfect quick dessert idea, and a great way to use fresh blueberries that are in season now. Like my easy apple crisp, it is sure to be a family favorite.
Crisps are such a fun way to enjoy fresh fruit! and it is blueberry season. Bring it out at any picnic or barbecue and watch it disappear. It is especially good with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
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Why This Blueberry Crisp Recipe
This easy dessert is made with a crunchy crisp topping and a blueberry filling made from fresh, juicy blueberries.
Fruit crisps are always a hit and this is one of those go-to recipes when you need a last minute dessert! This recipe just takes 6 ingredients! It doesn't get much simpler than that and what you get is a delightful, bubbly blueberry dessert with a light crispy topping,
This blueberry crisp dessert, or as some call it, blueberry crumble, is one of our favorite desserts at family get-togethers. You can also make this ahead of time.
Versatility is so helpful in the kitchen! Change up the fruit in this easy summer dessert by adding peaches or apples to the base.
Blueberry Crisp Ingredients
This easy blueberry crisp recipe only has a handful of ingredients.
Blueberries - Use fresh, ripe, plump blueberries for this recipe. You can use frozen if that is all that is available. Pick sweet blueberries that are a deep indigo color.
Flour - I use all-purpose flour.
Butter -You want to use real butter if possible, but you can also use margarine if that is what you have on hand. I used unsalted butter for this recipe. There is no need for cold butter, room temperature is best for this delicious dessert.
Sugar - I use white sugar
See recipe card for quantities.
Substitutions & Variations
- Different Fruits - Replace the 3 cups of blueberries with blackberries, cherries or a combination.
- Blueberry Pie Filling- use gluten free buns instead of white bread buns to make this gluten free
- Cherry Blueberry Crisp - Substitute pitted cherries for half of the blueberries for this fun combination variation.
How to Make Blueberry Crisp
Step 1 - In a bowl, combine the flour, sugar, and egg.
Step 2 - Mix until crumbly.
Step 3 - Place fresh berries in prepared pan and cover the top of the blueberries with the crumble mixture.
Step 4 - Pour melted butter on crumb topping.
Step 5 - Bake as directed.
Timesaving and Pro Tips
You can make the topping mixture ahead of time and keep it in a baggie or sealed container until ready to make.
Wash the blueberries ahead of time so they are ready when you are.
Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
Top with ice cream or whipped cream.
Equipment can have a big impact on how a recipe turns out. Stone bakeware takes
Store leftovers in an airtight container.
Let the crisp cool a bit before serving. Top with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream.
These are very similar. Some crumples are served pie-style, while others just are topped with a biscuit topping or streusel. Many fruit desserts are similar to crisps, include crumbles, betties, pandowdies, and cobblers.
It is delicious with ice cream or whipped cream.
Cover or wrap the entire crisp in plastic wrap and it will keep about 4-5 days in cool temperature.
Yes, but thaw and drain the berries before using
More Blueberry Recipes
Looking for other recipes like this? Try these:
Easy Blueberry Muffins - These are made from scratch and are wonderful for breakfast.
Blueberry Scones - Perfect for brunch or a tea party.
Easy Blueberry Hand Pies - Mini pies that are so pretty for a picnic or party
Lemon Blueberry Pound Cake - Old-fashioned pound cake with blueberries like grandma used to make.
Bisquick Blueberry Muffins - In a hurry, use a baking mix to save time with this recipe.
Blueberry Crisp Without Oats
- 3 cups blueberries
- 1 cup flour
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 6 tablespoons butter, melted
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees
- Lightly grease a square baking pan
- Pour blueberries in greased pan
- Sprinkle lemon juice over berries
- In a medium bowl, mix together flour, sugar, and egg until crumbly.
- Cover the blueberries with the crumb batter.
- Pour melted butter on the crumb mixture.
- Bake in the oven 35 -38 minutes until topping is light brown and blueberries are bubbling.