In Season :: Grilled Peach Crumble

By Jeanine Donofrio

Grilled Peach Crumble // Love & Lemons for Camille Styles

Jeanine here, with a super simple dessert to accompany your Father’s Day cookout or any summer BBQ. Once you’re finished with burgers & steaks, toss some fresh peaches onto the already-hot grill for a seasonal dessert.There are few things I love more in the summertime than ripe juicy peaches, but trust me… grilling takes them to the next level — the sugars caramelize and they become that much sweeter. I sprinkled them with this no-bake walnut crumble topping, perfect for hot summer nights when the last thing you want to do is turn on your oven. Scoop some vanilla ice cream on top and pass around the spoons.

Grilled Peach Crumble

*serves 4, scale accordingly


  • 1/2 cup walnuts
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • pinch of salt (unless you’re using salted butter)
  • 2 tablespoons cold butter
  • a few teaspoons flour, if necessary for the crumble
  • 4-6 peaches
  • ice cream


  1. Make the crumble by crushing the walnuts together with the brown sugar, cinnamon and salt. I did this in a plastic bag using a wooden kitchen mallet, a rolling pin would also work. Add the butter and, using your hands, crumble it into the mix until just combined. If it’s too moist and not crumbly, add a bit of flour. The crumble can be made ahead, store at room temp.
  2. Slice your peaches and grill for a few minutes on each side.
  3. Serve the peaches with some of the crumble and a scoop if ice cream.

photos & recipe: Love & Lemons

Comments (40)

  1. Quinn Cooper says:

    Sounds and looks absolutely delicious. I just made a recipe on my blog with grilled nectarines. Love the idea of the crumble. Great dessert option.
    xo Quinn

    Quinn Cooper Style

  2. Desiree {Chic Coastal Living} says:

    This looks fab! Peach in the summer is a must! Thanks for sharing this delicious recipe!

    1. Jeanine Donofrio says:

      thanks! I get excited for summer when I see the first peaches come out 🙂

  3. Kelly@Bungalow Blue says:

    That looks AMAZING!

    1. Jeanine Donofrio says:

      thanks Kelly!

  4. kelsey says:

    this looks TOO good
    kw ladies in navy

    1. Jeanine Donofrio says:

      thanks Kelsey 🙂

  5. Eileen says:

    Oh dear god. This looks like heaven. Peaches are the best!! xo

    1. Jeanine Donofrio says:

      my favorite in the summertime!

  6. Liz {What Dress Code?} says:

    Love love love peach season, I have some in my fridge right now and this recipe is happening to them stat!

    1. Jeanine Donofrio says:

      ha, hope you like!

  7. Camille Styles says:

    Heaven is right. Can’t wait to make this all summer long… yet another recipe proving that the simplest things are usually the best!

    1. Jeanine Donofrio says:

      thanks 🙂 I think simple is so necessary for summer!

  8. Liese | lipstickandsoda says:

    this looks very beautiful, simple and tasty, thanks so much for sharing!

    1. Jeanine Donofrio says:

      you’re welcome, hope you like!

  9. Julie says:

    YUMMMM! I am licking my chops as I stare at this wonderful creation. Definitely going to make this asap!

    1. Jeanine Donofrio says:

      thanks, let me know if you try it!

  10. Giulia says:

    I love grilled peaches. Funny enough for us peaches are a very late summer, early fall dish…that’s when our exquisite Ontario peaches are ready. They are amazingly good!

    1. Jeanine Donofrio says:

      Oh right, I grew up on juicy Michigan peaches that were out (I think) in July/August… Our little Texas peaches happen in the late spring and then they’re gone quickly.

  11. Ashley says:

    I love grilling fruit. When you grill or roast fruits and vegetables, it is able to really bring out such amazing flavor. We grill peaches, nectarines, plums, pineapple, anything really! Great recipe.

    1. Jeanine Donofrio says:

      me too… I’ve found that it also helps forgive slightly unripe peaches.

  12. R says:

    Looks so delicious! I love everything that is crunchy, this dessert is perfect! And peaches are divine, especially with ice cream!

    1. Jeanine Donofrio says:

      me too, I think a perfect dessert is both creamy and crunchy 🙂

  13. southernspoonbelle says:

    Perfect. We sometimes drizzle the peach flesh with balsamic vinegar before placing them on the grill, caramelizes it into a lovely, tart flavor. Will definitely add this crumble topping next time : ) Miss TX peaches, my family used to go peach-picking in Fredericksburg at the beginning of every summer! They don’t taste as good anywhere else I’ve lived!

    1. Jeanine Donofrio says:

      I love them with a little balsamic too (I have a little bit of a balsamic addiction).

      You’re right, nothing is like those Fredericksburg peaches, I’ve been obsessed with them ever spring since I moved here.

  14. Melanie says:

    I am making this for my dad this weekend. YUM! thanks for the inspiration guys.

    1. Jeanine Donofrio says:

      you’re welcome, hope you like it!

  15. aweighwithme says:

    This looks SO tasty! Perfect summer treat… thank you for sharing!

    1. Jeanine Donofrio says:

      thanks! xo

  16. lvipond says:

    Made this for dessert last night and everyone loved it! Fresh and different – so fun to learn new tricks!

    1. Jeanine Donofrio says:

      so glad you liked it!

  17. Russell at Chasing Delicious says:

    Fantastic recipe! And lovely shot – so simple and enticing.

    1. Jeanine Donofrio says:

      thanks Russell! (love your blog, btw)

  18. mynerdflag says:

    Hi! I just used this recipe after I found it come across my feed on Pinterest but made a slight modification. I didn’t have any nuts so I substituted some oats instead. It was divine! Thank you!

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