Strawberry Bourbon Crisp wallacegardencenter

Strawberry Bourbon Crisp

Addictively-crisp and perfect when dished up with a scoop of French vanilla ice cream on top!

  • 6 cups fresh or frozen strawberries, halved (about 3 pounds)
  • 1/2 cup thick strawberry jam
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2-3 tablespoons bourbon (optional)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

For the Topping:

  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup old fashioned oats
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 12 tablespoons (1 1/2 sticks) cold salted butter, cubed
  • 4 tablespoons maple syrup or honey


    1. Preheat the oven to 350° F.
    2. In a large bowl, toss together strawberries, strawberry jam, maple syrup or honey, cornstarch, cinnamon, bourbon, and vanilla.
    3. Spread the fruit out into a 10-12 inch baking dish or cast iron skillet.
    4. To make the topping: Combine the oats, flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, and salt in a bowl.
    5. Add 8 tablespoons butter and cut the butter into the dry ingredients using a fork or pastry cutter. Sprinkle over the fruit.
    6. Bake 30 minutes.
    7. Remove the crisp from the oven, remove the foil, and arrange 4 tablespoons butter evenly on top.
    8. Drizzle the maple syrup or honey over the butter.
    9. Bake another 20-30 minutes. If a crisper topping is desired, broil for 1 minute.
    10. Let cool 20-30 minutes.
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