Gluten-free Peach Oatmeal Cobbler, Gluten-free Peach Oatmeal Cookie Crisp, Gluten-free Oatmeal Cookie Peach Crisp, Gluten-free Peach Delight… so many name ideas for this recipe. It was hard to come up with the appropriate name for this dessert I created recently!!! It tastes most like a gluten-free peach crisp, but instead of the traditional crisp topping, it’s topped with oatmeal cookies! It looks more like a gluten-free peach cobbler for sure!
I got the idea for a dessert like this from a friend a few years back, and then put my own twist on it. I asked my friends on Facebook for name ideas and received all of the above, and more. While it looks more like a “cobbler” does, the topping is nothing like a gluten-free cobbler topping, which is biscuit-like.
In this gluten-free peach dessert, cinnamon, sugar and peaches are tossed together and topped with my favorite gluten-free oatmeal cookie dough and baked until cooked through. That’s right, instead of the usual sugar/butter/oats topping for a crisp, this is topped with gluten-free oatmeal cookies!
Served warm, with a scoop of ice cream, this dessert is a perfect gluten-free summer dessert! It’s excellent topped with whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream like you see here:
To make this topping, I use a medium cookie scoop to make it super simple to scoop the oatmeal cookie dough onto the peach filling. No mess and super fast! The cookies don’t spread out much, so I flatten them out some. You could also use a small cookie scoop if you’d prefer!
Here’s a look at before baking (top) and after baking (bottom). You can see that the cookies only spread a bit. Sometimes I take the time to make every cookie piece the same size and lined up perfectly for presentation, and the rest of the time I remind myself that it tastes delicious either way and to just work quickly and get it done!
Notes on ingredients and substitutions for this Gluten-free Peach Crumble:
- Make sure you use certified gluten-free oats grown with purity protocol when you make this. I use Wyoming grown GF Harvest Gluten Free Old Fashioned Rolled Oats or GF Harvest Gluten Free Organic Old Fashioned Rolled Oats.
- Flour: I’ve tested this recipe with gfJules gluten-free flour blend, Authentic Foods Multi-Blend Flour, and Gluten Free Mama’s Almond Blend All Purpose Flour and recommend any of those. Feel free to try with your favorite blend, realizing that I can’t try every flour blend out there!
- Dairy: To make this a gluten-free dairy-free peach crisp, just swap out the butter for your favorite butter alternative for baking. They all work a bit differently, so results can vary. I’d recommend Earth Balance buttery sticks or coconut oil. Swap the milk for your favorite plain or vanilla flavored non-dairy milk alternative like almond milk.
Looking for more gluten-free peach recipes? Be sure to try my gluten-free peach cake – I LOVE it! For a breakfast option, make this gluten-free blueberry peach coffee cake. If you like pie, try my friend Megan’s allergy-friendly peach pie.
I love the simplicity of this fresh peach crisp, as it really allows the flavors of the peaches to shine. I’d love to hear from you if you try it out!
And now for the Gluten-free Peach Crisp Recipe:
Good quality gluten-free all-purpose flour: I recommend gfJules, Authentic Foods Multi-Blend, Gluten Free Mama, or King Arthur Flour Measure for Measure. *If the gluten-free flour blend you use already has xanthan gum or guar gum in it, then omit the xanthan gum called for in this recipe. As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, I earn from qualifying purchases.
Oatmeal Cookie topping:
Oatmeal Cookie Topping:
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Good quality gluten-free all-purpose flour: I recommend gfJules, Authentic Foods Multi-Blend, Gluten Free Mama, or King Arthur Flour Measure for Measure.
*If the gluten-free flour blend you use already has xanthan gum or guar gum in it, then omit the xanthan gum called for in this recipe.
As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, I earn from qualifying purchases.
I hope you and your family enjoy this gluten-free peach crisp recipe with oats as much as my family does!