Having friends over for dinner and need a quick and easy dessert recipe? Look no further!
This recipe only takes a few minutes to prepare and 20 minutes to bake.
I like to keep a bag of frozen fruit in the freezer for this very reason, to whip up a dessert in no time flat! Whether you make a crumble topping out of oats, flakes or cookies, you can’t go wrong with a warm fruit crisp!
Inspiration for this recipe came from my trusty old Moosewood Restaurant Cookbook. I added a few ingredients to the original recipe to spice it up a little.
Crushed gingersnap cookies create the crumble topping. Newman’s Own makes a tasty vegan gingersnap and Mi-Del makes a great gluten free gingersnap. I haven’t run across a brand that makes a vegan and gluten free gingersnap…have you? Please share if you have! I suppose you can make your own, but that would take “quick” and “easy” out of the equation!
Ginger Peach Coconut Crisp
1 pound frozen unsweetened sliced peaches
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons coconut oil, melted
1 cup crumbled gingersnaps
1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut flakes
-Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
-Lightly grease a 8 inch baking dish with coconut oil or coconut oil cooking spray and evenly distribute peaches in the bottom.
-Drizzle lemon juice and melted coconut oil over peaches.
-In a small bowl, combine brown sugar, cinnamon, ginger and cloves. Sprinkle over peaches.
-Top with crumbled gingersnaps and coconut flakes.
-Bake for 20 minutes or until bubbling.
-Serve warm, top with ice cream of your choice and enjoy!
We topped ours with vegan coconut milk ice cream.
What a great warm winter treat!
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“Mary’s Gone Crackers” makes an organic, vegan, gluten-free gingersnap.
oh wonderful! Thank you for letting me know, I will have to look for them!
Just made this tonight and it was a hit! I normally don’t make desserts but had a craving…yummy and so simple! Thanks Crissy!!