Individual Berry Crisp from Alton Brown

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by teri.hatcher

Yummy individual crisps as seen on Good Eats, ya' can't go wrong with Alton Brown and this is another hit!

Top Review by IHeartBobert

We loooved this recipe. I used cereal(honey bunches of oats) instead of gingersnaps because that is what I had on hand, and it turned out great!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 ounces frozen berries (blueberries or raspberries, but any work)
  • 14 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 2 12 cups prepared topping (recipe follows)
  • Crisp topping

  • 5 ounces all-purpose flour (appx 1 cup)
  • 23 cup sugar
  • 1 12 cups chopped nuts such as walnuts or 1 12 cups pecans or 1 12 cups almonds
  • 1 12 cups gingersnaps, crushed
  • 4 ounces unsalted butter, cubed and chilled


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Place the frozen berries, sugar, cornstarch and 1/2 cup of the crisp topping into a medium mixing bowl and stir to combine. Divide the mixture evenly between 4 ramekins (7-8oz size). Top each ramekin with 1/2 cup of the remaining crisp topping. Place ramekins on a sheet pan and bake in the middle rack of the oven for 30-35 minutes or until the fruit is bubbling and the topping is browned. Allow to cool for 1 minutes before serving.
  3. Crisp topping.
  4. Place the flour, sugar, nuts and cookies into a large mixing bowl and combine. Work the butter into with your hands until it is crumbly. Store in the refrigerator for up to a week. Use as topping for crisps, cobblers or grunts.

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