Easy Baked Peaches with Oat Crumble Topping - The Urben Life (2024)

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This baked peach recipe is quick and easy to make with fresh peaches and a crumb topping made with brown sugar and cinnamon. It tastes like homemade peach pie, but without all the time and effort.

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If you’re searching for a simple healthy dessert to bake this summer, these baked peaches are for you! Ripe, juicy peaches with a brown sugar streusel stopping are baked until caramelized. They make for the ultimate warm weather sweet treat.

Why you'll love this recipe

  • Easy peach dessert: This may be the easiest dessert you make all summer. Tender, sweet peaches are halved then spooned full of oats, brown sugar, and cinnamon.
  • Simple ingredients: I adore a fresh peach crisp, but who wants to wait around all afternoon? These baked peaches are ready in under 30 minutes!
  • Serves a crowd: This recipe serves 6. It's a great make-ahead dessert, breakfast, or afternoon snack. Make more or less depending on how many ripe peaches you have.
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Ingredient notes

  • Peaches: The star of this dish! Use fresh, ripe, and firm peaches. Press gently on the peach to tell if it’s ripe. It should have a little give! Ripe peaches are also very fragrant. You don’t need to peel the peach skin, but feel free to if you prefer.
  • Flour: Use your favorite gluten free flour if you’re gluten free!
  • Old fashioned oats: For the perfect oat crisp topping.
  • Brown sugar: Adds sweetness and softens the peaches as they bake.
  • Ground cinnamon: For a hint of spice and warmness.
  • Butter: We use vegan butter since we’re dairy free!

If you have leftover peaches, here's how to freeze peaches so you can enjoy them all year long.

How to make baked peaches

The full instructions for this easy baked peaches recipe are found down below in the printable recipe card.

Step 1: Slice the peaches

Slice each peach in half vertically, twist the halves apart, and remove the pit. Place skin side down in a baking dish. I used my 7x9 inch baking dish but an 8x8 or 9x9 baking pan will work too. Just be sure to pick a dish where the peaches fit side by side without overlapping or have too much room around them.

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Step 2: Add oatmeal crumble topping

In a small bowl, whisk flour, oats, browns sugar, and cinnamon together. Cut the cold butter into the mixture using a fork or pastry cutter, mixing around until small crumbs form. Add a large spoonful of crumble topping to the center of each peach.

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Step 3: Bake to perfection

Bake in a preheated oven at 350F for 20 minutes or until peaches are tender and the topping is golden brown. Remove from the oven and let cool slightly before serving.

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Step 4: Serve and enjoy

Enjoy baked peaches as is, with a scoop of ice cream, or yogurt. I personally like to drizzle of maple syrup for extra sweetness! Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

Want to make these roasted peaches in the air fryer instead? Air fry at 350F for 8-11 minutes, until peach halves are tender and topping is browned.

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Related recipes

Try more of my favorite peach recipes next:

  • Peach dumplings have the same fruity flavor of peach cobbler but without all the hassle. They're fluffy, flaky, and buttery.
  • Iced peach green tea is a refreshing drink and a great way to use up fresh juicy peaches on a hot summer day.
  • Fresh peach margaritas are delicious summer co*cktails that comes together with peach puree and four simple ingredients.
  • Spicy peach salsa is easy to make and bursting with sweet and spicy flavor!

I hope you love this baked peaches recipe as much as I do. Perfect for peach season!

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Easy Baked Peaches

Author: Jenna Urben

This baked peach recipe is a quick and easy summer dessert made with fresh peaches and an oat crumble topping.

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Prep Time 10 minutes mins

Cook Time 20 minutes mins

Total Time 30 minutes mins

Course Dessert

Servings 6 servings



  • Preheat oven to 350F. Slice the peaches in half vertically, twist the halves apart, and remove the pit. Arrange cut-side up in a baking dish. I used a 7x9 baking dish but an 8x8 or 9x9 baking pan works too.

  • Whisk flour, oats, brown sugar, and cinnamon together in a small bowl. Using a fork, cut in the cold butter until small crumbs form. Generously spoon the crumble topping to the center of each peach.

  • Bake for about 15-20 minutes, or until peaches are tender and the crumble is golden brown. Remove from oven and let cool slightly before serving.


Store baked peaches in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 5 days.


Calories: 130kcalCarbohydrates: 18gProtein: 2gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.4gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0.2gCholesterol: 15mgSodium: 57mgPotassium: 117mgFiber: 2gSugar: 12gVitamin A: 420IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 13mgIron: 1mg

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How do you peel peaches for crumble? ›

It's super simple. Just cut a small X on the bottom of each peach with a sharp paring knife, drop peaches into a pot of boiling water for 30 seconds, immediately immerse into a bowl of ice water and then onto a cutting board to peel and dice. The fuzzy skin just slides off.

What can I do with a glut of peaches? ›

55 ways with peaches that are ripe for the picking
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Do you have to peel peaches before baking with them? ›

Can You Leave the Skin on Peaches for Cobbler? Yes! Since the skins on the sliced peaches will soften during baking, they'll be very tender in the final dish. But if you'd rather not have them in your cobbler or other peach recipes, it's perfectly OK to peel the peaches first.

What's the difference between a peach crumble and a peach cobbler? ›

Cobbler: A fruit dessert made with a top crust of pie dough or biscuit dough but no bottom crust. Crisp/crumble: In Alberta, the terms are mostly interchangeable. Both refer to fruit desserts similar to cobbler but made with a brown sugar streusel topping sometimes containing old-fashioned rolled oats.

Can I freeze peaches in Ziploc bags? ›

Skip the work of peeling and slicing altogether and freeze whole peaches with their skins left intact. Just wash and dry your produce before placing in a zip-top plastic freezer bag. It's that simple. They will take longer to freeze up than slices, however, and they will need to be thawed before they can be pitted.

Can you freeze peaches for later use? ›

The best way to freeze peaches is to cut them in half with a paring knife, remove the pits, and slice. Then you can add to a freezer bag, press flat into an even layer, and remove as much air as possible.

Can you freeze fresh peaches without sugar? ›

By coating the peaches with a bit of lemon juice before freezing, the fruit maintains its color and quality without added sugar. You can also use ground vitamin C (as Alton Brown suggests), or use a fruit-preserving product such as Ball's Fruit Fresh in place of the lemon juice.

Can you peel peaches without blanching? ›

Alternative Method – Peeling Peaches with a Vegetable Peeler

This method is a bit slower and more tedious than the blanching process, but it does work quite well.

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