apple pear blueberry crisp with gluten and dairy-free options
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Apple Pear Blueberry Fruit Crisp

This apple pear blueberry fruit crisp is a combination you will not soon forget. These fruits are ready for harvest simultaneously, so why not enjoy them in one delicious dessert?

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Since our plum trees are loaded this year, I added some plums to today’s crisp. Of course, it is yummy with or without the plums.

apple pear blueberry fruit crisp with gluten and dairy-free options

If fruit pies aren’t your thing, a fruit crisp may be your answer. Crunchy, crumbly topping over sweet baked fruit topped with vanilla ice cream is scrumptious!

For This Fruit Crisp, You Will Follow These Simple Steps:

Slice apples and pears and place them in the baking dish. The baking pan can be round, square, glass, or metal. Sprinkle blueberries over the top.

apple, pear, blueberry fruit crisp. gluten-free and dairy-free options

Add syrup, lemon juice, and corn starch. Sprinkle cinnamon overall.

apple, pear, blueberry fruit crisp

Prepare the crumb topping using a pastry blender to cut in the butter or butter substitute.

apple, pear, blueberry gluten-free fruit crisp

Spread the topping over the fruit mixture.

apple, pear, blueberry fruit crisp

Bake in the oven at 350 degrees for about 45 minutes.

apple pear blueberry fruit crisp

It’s nice to serve warm but delicious at any temperature, and don’t forget the ice cream: regular, lactose-free, or dairy-free …whatever fits your lifestyle.

Store leftovers in the refrigerator the second day covered.

pear, apple, blueberry crisp

To Make Apple, Pear, Blueberry Fruit Crisp, You Will Need These Ingredients:

  • Pear
  • Apples
  • Blueberries ~ fresh or frozen
  • Pure Maple Syrup
  • Lemon Juice
  • Corn Starch
  • Ground Cinnamon
  • Gluten-Free or Regular Flour
  • Old Fashioned Oats ~ gluten-free if needed
  • Finely Chopped Walnuts ~ omit for nut-free
  • Brown Sugar
  • Butter or a dairy-free substitute

*Here’s a little tip – I always precook the apple slices in the microwave for a couple of minutes before mixing them with the other fruit to ensure they are fully cooked.

Enjoy! Check out this delicious Asian Pear Apple Crisp too.

Apple, Pear, Blueberry Fruit Crisp  - Gluten-Free  

The best crumbly topping over pear, apples, and blueberries sprinkled with cinnamon sweetened with pure maple syrup.
Prep Time25 minutes
Cook Time45 minutes
Total Time1 hour 10 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apple pear blueberry fruit crisp, dairy-free fruit crisp, fruit crisp, gluten-free fruit crisp, pear apple blueberry fruit crisp, seasonal fruit recipes, summer baking
Servings: 6 Servings
Calories: 569kcal
Author: Mary Krick


  • 3 large Pears ~ peeled, cored, and sliced
  • 2 large Apples ~ peeled, cored, and sliced
  • 1 cup Blueberries ~ fresh or frozen
  • 3 Plums ~ optional
  • 1/2 cup Pure maple syrup ~ or 1/3 cup pure maple syrup and 2 Tbsp honey
  • 1 Tbsp Lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp Corn starch
  • 1/2 Tbsp Ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup Gluten-free flour ~I used King Arthur Measure-For-Measure
  • 1/2 cup Old-fashioned gluten-free oats
  • 1/2 cup Finely chopped walnuts
  • 2/3 cup Brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup Butter or dairy-free substitute


  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Place sliced apples and pears in a round or square 9"x 9" pan, then add the blueberries. And plums if desired.
  • Drizzle maple syrup, then lemon juice overall.
  • Add the corn starch by sprinkling it over the syrup and lemon juice and gently mix in with the flat side of a fork.
  • Lastly, sprinkle cinnamon over the fruit mixture.
  • Set aside and prepare topping.
  • Mix flour, oats, nuts, and brown sugar in a medium bowl.
  • Cut in the butter or butter substitute using a pastry blender until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  •  Cover the fruit with topping and bake for about 45 minutes.
  • The fruit mixture should become nice and bubbly, and the crumb topping should be nicely browned.
  • Store fruit crisp the following day in the refrigerator covered tightly with plastic wrap. You can also lay a paper towel over the crisp before covering it with plastic wrap.


*Here's a tip - I always precook the apple slices for a couple of minutes in the microwave before mixing them with the other fruit to ensure they are fully cooked.


Serving: 1Serving | Calories: 569kcal | Carbohydrates: 93g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 134mg | Potassium: 454mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 65g | Vitamin A: 673IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 99mg | Iron: 2mg

apple pear blueberry and optional plums in an easy fruit crisp.

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