As the summer days begin to wane and fall starts to sneak in, peaches become plentiful. After your kids are done snacking on tree-ripened peaches, bake up the extras in these recipes. You can try either classic peach crisp or super easy peach cobbler if you're looking for a dish that pairs well with a scoop of cool ice cream. For something to eat on the go, bake up a batch or two of either peach drop cookies or spiced peach muffins. Who's ready to start peeling peaches?
Crumble together butter, oatmeal and brown sugar – and mix in cinnamon to top a thick layer of peaches in a casserole dish. This classic peach crisp recipe from Crumbs is tasty right out of the oven or as leftovers. My kids even eat it cold for breakfast!
Similar to a fruit crisp only with a scone-like topping, this super easy peach cobbler recipe from Butter with a Side of Bread has only four ingredients. Instead of getting out flour, sugar and everything else you'd need for cobbler, take a shortcut by mixing a box of yellow cake mix, Sprite (yes, a can of Sprite!), and cinnamon to use as the topping for peaches before cooking them in a baking dish.
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You'll need just two peaches for this recipe for peach drop cookies from Bake or Break. Peel the peaches and then dice into bite-sized pieces. Mix the peaches into a buttery cookie batter and then drop in spoonfuls before popping them into the oven. A definite kid pleaser!
No need to peel the peaches before dicing them up and putting them in this recipe for spice peach muffins from King Arthur Flour. The recipe calls for a bevy of spices including cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice. Sprinkle granulated sugar on top of the batter before baking for a crunchy topping once the muffins are done.
Play up the sweetness of peaches with an underlying swirl of salty, golden caramel. This recipe for honey caramel peach pie from Gourmet includes a creamy sauce you make from scratch. The caramel sauce is made by boiling together sugar, water and honey until the mixture becomes thickened to the perfect sticky, caramel consistency.
Don't worry about keeping the pie crust perfect with this recipe for rustic strawberry peach tart from Sally's Baking Addiction. Use the pie crust dough instead to make a large circle and then fold up the edges to make a loose-form tart.