This blueberry dessert is easy to make and uses fresh blueberries. It has a crunchy cookie-type topping that is so delicious that everyone always asks for seconds!
Mix the Filling in the Baking Dish
There is no need to use a mixing bowl for the blueberry filling because you can make it in the baking dish. Spray the dish with cooking spray to prevent sticking. Place the blueberries in the baking dish and sprinkle flour and sugar over them. Then drizzle melted butter, vanilla, and blueberry juice over the blueberries.
Make the Crust
I make the crust with a food processor to make blending quick and easy. If you do not have a food processor, there are two other ways to make the crust:
- Use a mixer. Cream the butter and sugar together, and then add the flour and salt. Beat until you have a sticky cookie-type dough.
- Make this topping by hand. Start with the softened butter and work in the sugar, flour, and salt until a dough forms. Be sure to mix the dough well to distribute the salt and sugar throughout the dough. However, you do not have to work the dough to the sticky stage. It is okay if it is crumbly.
Bake Until Golden Brown
This blueberry crisp takes about 45-50 minutes to cook. Sometimes the crust might start over-browning near the end of the cooking time. To prevent this, check the crisp when there are about 15 minutes left on your timer. If it is brown enough, place a sheet of aluminum foil over the pie to stop the crust from further browning.
This blueberry crisp is best served warm, so there is no need to let it cool completely before eating it. It is delicious with a scoop of vanilla ice cream! Enjoy!