Cooktop Cove: Forget labor-intensive desserts. Everyone loves this slow cooker peach crisp
By Robin Donovan
This slow cooker peach crisp is delicious, easy to make and can be made year-round using either fresh or frozen fruit. It's easy to love this dessert, which features a bubbling filling made from juicy peaches tossed with brown sugar, lemon juice, and vanilla covered with a buttery, golden brown topping of brown sugar and oats.
Because this dessert cooks in just two hours, you can set it up before you start preparing dinner and have it ready in time to enjoy as an after-dinner treat. A topping of cold, creamy vanilla ice cream or lightly sweetened whipped cream makes it even more irresistible. Get ready for rave reviews.
Slow cooker peach crisp
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours, 5 minutes
Servings: 8
For the filling:
2 pounds peaches (about five), peeled and sliced into wedges
3 tablespoons brown sugar
1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
For the topping:
2/3 cup packed brown sugar
½ cup old fashioned oats uncooked
½ cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/3 cup unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
1. Spray the slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray.
2. Toss together the peaches, brown sugar, lemon juice and vanilla in the slow cooker.
3. In a medium bowl, combine the brown sugar, oats, flour and vanilla, and stir to mix. Add the butter, and use your hands to mix it in until the mixture is in pea-size clumps.
4. Sprinkle the topping evenly over the filling in the slow cooker.
5. Place two layers of paper towels over the top of the slow cooker. Put the slow cooker lid on top of the paper towels.
6. Cook on high for two hours.
Serve hot.
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