Delicious Berry Inspired Recipes

It's just about berry season, so we're rounding up some of our favorite berry inspired recipes. Nothing says summer like a delicious berry dessert. Fresh and sweet, and the perfect addition to any summer menu. And here's a tip, pair any of these recipes with a dollop or two of vanilla ice cream for a sweet treat that beats the heat!

Mixed Berry Pie by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1 cup cold butter, cubed, 6 to 8 tablespoons ice water
Filling:
  • 1 cup sugar, 1/4 cup cornstarch, Dash salt, 1/3 cup water, 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon (optional), 1 cup fresh blueberries, 1 cup fresh raspberries, 1 cup halved fresh strawberries, 3/4 cup fresh blackberries, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, 2 tablespoons butter

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Berry Crumble Bars by Celebrating Sweets

Ingredients

Crust and Topping:

  • 1 cup granulated sugar, 1 teaspoon baking powder, 3 cups all purpose flour, 1/4 teaspoon salt, finely grated zest of 1 small lemon optional,1 cup cold unsalted butter cut into cubes,1 large egg, 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Berry Filling:

  • 4 1/2 cups chopped fresh berries see note, 1/2 cup granulated sugar, 4 teaspoons cornstarch, juice of 1 small lemon

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Mixed Fruit Tart by Food Network

Ingredients

Crust:

  • 1 stick (8 tablespoons) unsalted butter, at room temperature, 1/2 cup sugar , 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt , 1 large egg , 1 tablespoon heavy cream , 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 

Filling:

  • 8 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature, 1/2 cup sugar , 1 teaspoon vanilla extract , 1 cup heavy cream , 4 cups mixed berries, such as raspberries, blackberries and halved strawberries , 1/2 cup apricot preserves 

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