Almond Fruit Crisp Recipe
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Almond Fruit Crisp Recipe

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Sliced almonds give extra crunch to these yummy individual crisps made with plums and nectarines or peaches. We love desserts, but this one has to be our very favorite. I usually serve it with ice cream. —Elizabeth Sicard, Summerfield, Florida
Recommended: Pear Desserts
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. + standing Bake: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES:10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. + standing Bake: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES: 10 servings


  • 1-1/2 pounds nectarines or peaches, cubed
  • 1-1/2 pounds red plums, cubed
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons quick-cooking tapioca
  • Dash salt
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • Dash salt
  • 1/4 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 3 tablespoons almond paste
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/3 cup sliced almonds

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 328 calories, 9g fat (3g saturated fat), 34mg cholesterol, 103mg sodium, 62g carbohydrate (44g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, combine nectarines and plums. Drizzle with lemon juice; toss to coat. Combine the sugar, tapioca and salt; sprinkle over fruit and toss to coat evenly. Let stand for 15 minutes. Spoon into 10 greased 6-oz. custard cups.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut in butter and almond paste until crumbly. Combine egg and extract; stir into crumb mixture just until blended. Sprinkle over fruit. Top with almonds.
  3. Place on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 20-25 minutes or until fruit is bubbly and topping is golden brown. Cool for 15-20 minutes before serving. Yield: 10 servings.
Originally published as Almond Fruit Crisp in Taste of Home October/November 2005, p31

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