Blueberry crisp

Adapted from

Whipping up a crisp is an incredibly quick way to enjoy one of Maine’s most delicious summer treats: fresh blueberries. This tasty little recipe is sure to make you the hero of your next family meal, potluck, or barbeque.


  • 6 cups wild Maine blueberries, preferably organic
  • 1 tablespoon organic cornstarch
  • 1/8 cup, or to taste, of your favorite Maine-produced sweetener, such as honey or maple syrup
  • Pinch of Maine sea salt

Topping Mixture

  • 1/2 cup Maine grown and ground flour
  • 1/2 cup Maine grown and rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup, or to taste, organic cane sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon, or to taste, ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon, or to taste, ground nutmeg
  • 3/4 cup chopped organic pecans (optional)
  • At least 1/2 stick room temperature organic, grass-fed butter, cubed


Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Toss blueberries, cornstarch, sweetener and a pinch of salt together in a bowl.

Combine flour, oats, cane sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and pecans in a bowl. Add butter and pinch into chunks. Mix with hands until it looks crumbly.

Add the blueberries into a 2-quart baking dish. Top evenly with the crumb mixture. Bake for 40 minutes.

About Leigh Hallett

Leigh has been Executive Director of the Federation since 2014. She can be reached by email ( or by calling the MFFM offices (487-7114).