Warm Berry Crisp

By Sara Quessenberry | September 27, 2021 | Cleveland Clinic

Nothing beats the smell of bubbling fruits mixed with fragrant spices and fresh lemon juice wafting through your home! Heart-healthy almonds and oats give this warm and satisfying dish just the right amount of crunch. This may be the perfect dessert to satisfy your craving for something sweet.


5 cups mixed fresh blueberries, strawberries and blackberries (4 6-ounce containers)
2 tablespoons lemon juice
⅓ cup sliced almonds
2 tablespoons unsweetened coconut flakes
⅓ cup old-fashioned rolled oats (not quick or instant oats)
⅛ teaspoon nutmeg
⅛ teaspoon cinnamon
1 tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon cornstarch (optional, to reduce liquid)


  1. Heat the oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, toss together the blueberries, raspberries and lemon juice. You may add 1 tablespoon of corn starch to fruit mixture to reduce baking liquid from forming in tray. Transfer to a 1½-quart baking dish.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the almonds, coconut, oats, nutmeg, cinnamon, and honey. Use your fingertips to combine together, and then sprinkle evenly over the berries.
  3. Bake until the crisp topping is golden brown, 20 to 25 minutes. Serve warm.

Nutrition information per serving

Serving size: about a half cup

Calories 151
Total fat 4.5g
Saturated fat 1.5g
Trans fat 0g
Protein 3g
Total carbohydrate 29g
Fiber 5g
Sugar 12g
Cholesterol 10mg
Sodium 0mg

Developed by Sara Quessenberry for Cleveland Clinic Wellness

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Sara Quessenberry
Cleveland Clinic

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