How To Make A Cherry Crisp On A Traeger

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This sweet treat is simple, easy and flavorful. Add in the wood fired flavor from you Traeger and you have a show stopping dessert.

How How To Make A Cherry Crisp On A Traeger

Let a Chef walk you through how to it's done the easy and effective way for your pellet grill.

2020 Ace Recipe - Traeger Cherry Crisp with Sweet Cream

Yield: Serves 6-8 People
Prep time: 20 Minutes
Cook time: 35-45 Minutes depending on desired doneness


Measure   Ingredient                                              


4 Cups           Cherries, Pitted, Frozen                                                   Defrosted                

1 Tbsp            Lemon Juice, Fresh                                                         

½ Cup             Sugar, Cane, Granulated                                                 

½ Cup            Sugar, Brown, Dark                                                                      

2 Tbsp            Flour, All Purpose

1-2 Tbsp        Cornstarch  

1 tsp                Allspice        



1 ¼ Cups       Oats, Rolled

½ Cup            Sugar, Brown, Dark                                                           Packed Firm

½ Cup             Flour, All Purpose                                                            

1 Tbsp            Vanilla, Extract                                                                                          

1 tsp                Salt, Kosher                                                                                    

1 tsp                Cinnamon, Ground                                                           

1 Stick            Butter, Salted, Room Temp                                            cut into small cubes        



1 Cup             Sour Cream

½ Cup            Sugar, Cane, Granulated                                                 

½ Cup            Buttermilk, Full Butterfat

1 Tbsp            Vanilla Paste or Extract



Cooking Directions

  • Load pellet hopper with Reserve Blend Pellets, ignite Traeger and set temp to 385˚
  • In a medium sized stainless steel bowl, mix all the ingredients for the cherry filling
  • Place the cherry filling mixture into the cast iron skillet
  • When Traeger is at temp of 385˚, place the 10.5 Cast Iron Skillet into the Traeger
  • Allow the cherry filling mixture to come up to temp and simmer, stir occasionally until mixture has thickened, approx. 15-20 minutes
  • For Crisp Topping: In a separate bowl mix together the, Crisp Topping ingredients and with both hands work the butter into the oats and flour to make a crumble style topping
  • Mix the flour mixture well and set aside
  • Carefully, with heat proof gloves, remove cherry filling from the Traeger and place on heat safe surface
  • Top with the crisp topping and return to the Traeger
  • Bake at 385˚ for approx. 10-15 minutes or until topping is to your desired doneness
  • Remove from the Traeger and rest for 15 minutes
  • For Sweet Cream: In a separate bowl mix together the, Sweet Cream ingredients and with a whisk, mix until fully incorporated. Place in the fridge to keep cold until needed.
  • Scoop and serve with Vanilla Sweet Cream

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Published: 8/31/2020