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serving of mixed berry crisp topped with vanilla ice cream garnished with mint leaves
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Skillet Berry Crisp - GRILL or BAKE!

Best of summer berries topped with buttery brown sugar-oat topping that you can cook on your GRILL or BAKE in the oven.
Prep Time10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: berry crisp, skillet berry crisp, grilled berry crisp, grilled desserts
Servings: 6
Calories:

Ingredients

Skillet OR 8x8 Baking Dish:

  • 1/2 tablespoon butter to grease the skillet or baking dish

The Berries:

  • 5 to 5 1/2 cups fresh mixed berries any combination strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

The Brown Sugar-Oat Topping:

  • 4 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup old fashioned oats (not quick cooking)
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar packed

Instructions

GRILLING INSTRUCTIONS:

  • Preheat the grill to medium heat (about 350°) then butter the skillet and set it aside.  
  • Slice strawberries then add all berries to a medium size bowl.
  • Sprinkle the sugar, lemon juice and corn starch over the berries and gently combine then transfer the fruit to the prepared skillet. 
  • Melt the butter in a medium size microwave safe bowl then add the flour, oats, sugar, butter, cinnamon and a pinch of salt. The mixture should be crumbly.
  • Using your hands sprinkle the topping over the berries.
  • Cover the skillet with aluminum foil then grill 15 minutes. Remove the foil and continue grilling 7-10 more minutes or until the berry juices are bubbling and the topping is lightly browned.
  • Remove from the grill and cool 10 minutes. Serve plain or with ice cream.

OVEN BAKING INSTRUCTIONS:

  • Preheat the oven to 350° then butter an 8 x 8 baking dish and set it aside.
  • Slice the strawberries then add all the berries to a medium size bowl.
  • Sprinkle on the sugar, lemon juice and corn starch over the berries and gently combine then transfer the fruit to the prepared baking dish.
  • Melt the butter in a medium size microwave safe bowl then add the flour, oats, sugar, butter, cinnamon and a pinch of salt. The mixture should be crumbly.
  • Using your hands, sprinkle the topping over the berries.
  • Bake the crisp 30-35 minutes or until the berry juices are bubbling on the edges and the topping is lightly browned.
  • Remove from the oven, cool 10 minutes then serve plain or with ice cream.