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Peach-Blackberry Compote with Basil Syrup

Fresh basil, which has a special affinity with peaches, is the secret ingredient in this sophisticated compote. The basil garnish gives guests a clue to the subtle flavor in the syrup.

» Peach-Blackberry Compote with Basil Syrup

Cookie Cups with Lemon Thyme-Scented Berry Compote

Crisp wafers filled with just-picked berries and ice cream make an elegant dessert. Lemon thyme leaves give the compote a unique fragrance; whole sprigs make a lovely garnish. This is a special-occasion dessert, but you can simplify it by omitting the cookie cups: the compote is delicious over ice cream or sorbet.

» Cookie Cups with Lemon Thyme-Scented Berry Compote

Sour Cherry-Fruit Slump

A slump (sometimes called a grunt) is a cobbler with light, puffy steamed dumplings, rather than browned biscuit dough, on the top. This variation calls for tart “pie” cherries as well as an assortment of sweeter summer fruit (berries and plums) to round out the flavor and brighten the sour-cherry color. Recipe by Nancy Baggett.

» Sour Cherry-Fruit Slump

Berry-Almond Quick Bread

This wholesome quick-bread recipe is just what you need; whatever berries you have on hand go into a versatile, whole-grain buttermilk batter that can be baked into muffins, loaves or even doughnutlike mini Bundts.

» Berry-Almond Quick Bread

Deep-Dish Apple-Blackberry Pie

With a traditional high-fat pie dough, it's easy to go wrong because the dough must be chilled and rolled out while the butter or shortening is still cold - a relatively small window of time (especially for beginners). Nuts and nut oil replace most of the butter in this pie crust, so the timing is less particular. The dough doesn't need to be refrigerated, which cuts down on preparation time, and because it is rolled out between sheets of plastic wrap, it won't stick to the countertop and it can be easily lifted.

» Deep-Dish Apple-Blackberry Pie

Cornmeal-Crusted Chicken Nuggets with Blackberry Mustard

Tossing chicken tenders with cornmeal gives these chicken nuggets great crunch without deep-frying. Blackberries (or raspberries, if you prefer) combined with whole-grain mustard make for a sweet-and-savory dipping sauce. Serve with: Steamed broccoli and carrots.

» Cornmeal-Crusted Chicken Nuggets with Blackberry Mustard

Double Corn-Blueberry Cobbler

The hallmark of a cobbler is a biscuit topping baked right on top of the fruit. Here blueberries (or blackberries) and corn make a fun match. The sunny cornmeal batter comes together quickly and looks gorgeous on top of the deep-dark fruit filling. We like the rustic texture of medium- or coarse-ground cornmeal, but any type works.

» Double Corn-Blueberry Cobbler


Healthy recipes for blackberry pie, blackberry tart and more blackberry recipes.

Whether you’re picking your own blackberries or buying them from your local farmers’ market, our healthy blackberry recipes are delicious ways to get more fresh fruit into your diet. Blackberries get their deep purple hue from anthocyanins—a class of phytochemicals that soothe inflammation and may lower cancer and heart disease risk. Blackberries are also a good source of vitamins A and C. These recipes for blackberry muffins, blackberry pies and blackberry tarts, as well as savory dishes with blackberries, are healthy recipes to enjoy any time of the year. See our other berry recipe collections to mix and match the berries you have on hand.

Healthy Blackberry Dessert Recipes

Somewhere between a fruity sorbet and a creamy ice cream...
Serve this vibrant sauce with lemon mousse, angel food cake...
Crisp wafers filled with just-picked berries and ice cream...
With a traditional high-fat pie dough, it's easy to go...
The hallmark of a cobbler is a biscuit topping baked right...
An uncooked sauce with a lovely blackberry flavor. Serve...
How simple and delicious are berries topped with a rich...
Fresh basil, which has a special affinity with peaches, is...
A slump (sometimes called a grunt) is a cobbler with light...
The secret to this free-form tart is the layer of ground...

Savory Blackberry Recipes

Tossing chicken tenders with cornmeal gives these chicken...
Grilled nectarines and fresh blackberries turn into a...
For a sophisticated starter, try this colorful salad, which...
A snappy pan sauce made with shallots, port and fruity...

Healthy Blackberry Breakfast Recipes

This bright and easy breakfast packs two servings of fruit...
This wholesome quick-bread recipe is just what you need;...
Dried blueberries or cherries enhance the fruitiness of...
With a stash of berries in your freezer, you can jump-start...

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