Recipe | "Old Fashioned Blueberry Crisp with Amaretto and Almonds" by Sue Ready

Cook's Notes: Blueberries are superstars as they contain the unique, phenol-like antioxidants pterostilbene and resveratrol. Blueberries are also a very good source of vitamin K, vitamin C, manganese, fiber and copper. They are the perfect summertime treat.

Filling Ingredients:
  • 6 cups blueberries
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1-1/2 TB. cornstarch
  • 2 TB.amaretto (optional)
  • 2 TB. lemon juice (~1/2 lemon)
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • Mix the blueberries, sugar, cornstarch, amaretto, lemon juice and vanilla. 
  • Place in an 8×8 inch baking dish or a 1-1/2 qt baking dish. 
  • Top the blueberry filling with topping ingredients. 
Topping Ingredients;  
  • 1/2 cup old fashioned oats 
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 
  • 1/2 tsp. salt 
  • 1 tsp. ground Saigon cinnamon 
  • 4 TB. chilled butter, cut into pieces 
  • 1 cup chopped Blue Diamond Honey Roasted Cinnamon Almonds or 1 cup crushed almonds mixed with 1/4 tsp. cinnamon 
Topping Directions:
  • Mix topping ingredients except almonds until crumbly- a food processor can be used just pulse a few times. Stir in nuts. 
  • Spread over blueberry filling and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until filling is bubbling and topping is a golden color.

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