Mixed-Berry Crisp

Mixed-Berry Crisp | ChopChop

Description

Depending on where you live, berries may or may not be growing at this time of year. Use fresh, if they are still in season, or use frozen, if you like, and squeeze a little more sunshine out of the summer. Don’t thaw them before baking.

Hands-on time: 15 minutes
Total time: 45 minutes
Makes: 9 Servings

Kitchen Gear: 

Cutting board
Sharp knife (adult needed)
Measuring cup
Measuring spoons
Mixing bowl
Mixing spoon
Fork
8 x 8-inch baking pan
Metal spatula
Pot holder

Ingredients

1⁄2 cup
plus 2 tablespoons whole-wheat flour
1⁄2 cup
plus 2 tablespoons rolled oats
1⁄4 cup
chopped toasted walnuts
1⁄4 teaspoon
salt
2 tablespoons
olive oil or melted unsalted butter
3 tablespoons
real maple syrup
6 cups
mixed berries (or another fruit, cut into berry-sized pieces)
1 tablespoon
whole-wheat flour

Instructions

  1. Turn the oven on and set it to 350 degrees.
  2. Make the crisp: Put the flour, oats, walnuts, and salt in the bowl and mix well. 
  3. Slowly drizzle in the olive oil and maple syrup, mixing with a fork as you go. Mix until crumbly.
  4. Make the filling: Put the berries and remaining 1 tablespoon of flour in the pan and mix well. Top with the crisp mixture.
  5. Put the pan in the oven and bake until you can see the berries bubbling and the crisp is lightly browned, 25–30 minutes. Serve hot, warm, at room temperature, or cold.