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U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council

Apple Blueberry Crisp

Crumbly whole oats, toasted nuts and cinnamon-laced sugar collide with fragrant, bubbling fruit in this Apple Blueberry Crisp. Served warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, this melt-in-your-mouth dessert will beckon everyone to the table for a taste. Follow these simple steps when you’re ready to bake a mind-blowing Apple Blueberry Crisp.


  • 1 cup old-fashioned oats
  • ½ cup flour, divided
  • ½ cup sugar, divided
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 4 tablespoons butter, cut in small pieces
  • ¼ cup pecans or walnuts, coarsely chopped
  • 1 bag (12 to 16 ounces) frozen blueberries
  • 4 cups peeled and cubed apples or pears


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F
  2. Lightly grease a 2-quart baking dish
  3. To prepare the topping: in a medium-sized bowl, combine oats, ¼ cup of the flour, ¼ cup of the sugar and the cinnamon
  4. Add butter
  5. Between fingers rub butter with dry ingredients to form coarse crumbs, stir in pecans
  6. In a large bowl, toss blueberries and apples with the remaining ¼ cup sugar and ¼ cup flour
  7. Pour blueberry-apple mixture into prepared baking dish
  8. Sprinkle the topping evenly over the fruit
  9. Bake until apples are tender and topping is golden, about 50 minutes
  10. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt, if desired

Number of servings (yield): 6


* Alternatively, combine dry ingredients and butter in a food processor container Pulse to form coarse crumbs

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