If you absolutely love peaches, and are looking for some new ways to use them in recipes, try this easy Pecan & Peach Crisp recipe. Fail-proof for even the most culinarily challenged, this recipe requires almost no real skills, and is perfect for summertime. It's also super modification-friendly, so feel free to throw in whatever suits your fancy. Switch up the spices, top with this easy DIY whipped cream, or add some blackberries! 

NOTE: Always be careful using a cast-iron skillet, as the quality of the pan may affect the appearance of your food. 

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Easy Pecan & Peach Crisp

  • Prep Time:10 secs
  • Cook Time:35 mins
  • Total Time:35 mins 10 secs
  • Servings:3
  • Easy


  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter sliced into cubes for the crisp
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter room temperature for the filling
  • 1/3 cup light brown sugar for the crisp
  • 3 tablespoons light brown sugar for the filling
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 3-4 juicy peaches cut into slices
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • kosher salt
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  • Step 1

    Whisk together the flour, 1/3 cup brown sugar, and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a small bowl.

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  • Step 2

    Add the cubed butter, and combine until large clumps form.

  • Step 3

    Preheat the oven to 400°F. Butter the cast-iron skillet.

  • Step 4

    In a larger bowl, combine the pecans, peaches, 2 tablespoons of brown sugar, granulated sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, and lemon juice. Leave some pecans aside for garnish.

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  • Step 5

    Pour mixture into buttered cast-iron skillet. Bake for 20 minutes, or until golden and bubbling.

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  • Step 6

    Remove from oven. Pour the "crisp" mixture on top of the apples, and return to oven. Bake for an additional 10-15 minutes at 325°F, or until golden.

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  • Step 7

    Serve with vanilla ice cream and additional pecans.

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