{recipe + recycling} Compost Bucket Berry Crisp: The Best Berry Crisp Starts with the Leftover Dregs of Another Crisp

{recipe + recycling} Compost Bucket Berry Crisp: The Best Berry Crisp Starts with the Leftover Dregs of Another Crisp

What do you do when you have a bit of soggy, leftover fruit crisp or cobbler, but need to bring a new fruit crisp to a party? Why, you mix it all together and get a crisp that’s even better than the sum of its parts: the crisp within a crisp. Frankencrisp? Crisp-ception? I’m going with the compost bucket crisp, because that’s where the old crisp would have ended up – and that would have been a travesty.

See, I had this much blueberry crisp leftover, and while still super tasty, it was pretty soggy and soft. I hate wasting food, especially food as good as this, so I was determined to make use of it. (This is not dissimilar to my philosophy on making bread pudding, by the way.) I mean who wants to resign that blueberry goodness to the compost bucket? Not me.

Ingredients

  • 2-4 cups of leftover berry crisp, pie, or cobbler
  • 4 cups berries (if strawberries, quarter them – otherwise, leave them whole)
  • 1 cup oats
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • large pinch salt
  • 1/2 cup cold butter, cut in small pieces
Read the whole recipe on off the (meat)hook