Our Favorite Peach Recipes

From cobblers to salads and ice cream to soup, fresh peaches are a delight in our favorite recipes.

Healthy Berry-Peach Cobbler with Sugared Almonds Recipes

Photo: Randy Mayor

Berry-Peach Cobbler with Sugared Almonds

A delicious combination of blueberries, blackberries, and peaches yields a sweet, juicy dessert that's the epitome of summer.

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Healthy Fiery Grilled Peach and Habanero Salsa Recipes

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Fiery Grilled Peach and Habanero Salsa

Grilling the peaches caramelizes their natural sugar for this sweet and spicy salsa. Serve with roasted pork, fish—like striped bass—or chicken. Refrigerate for up to three days.

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Seared Figs and White Peaches with Balsamic Reduction

Randy Mayor

Seared Figs and White Peaches with Balsamic Reduction

This restaurant-quality dessert will impress absolutely anyone, but it requires eight ingredients and less than 10 minutes to make. Caramelizing the natural sugars in the fruit gives them intense flavor, an intense balsamic vinegar pan sauce mixed with creamy and tangy crème fraîche sets off the sweetness, and an sprinkle of pepper adds an unexpected surprise.

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Read More:  Our Guide to Figs

Peach and Brie Quesadillas with Lime-Honey Dipping Sauce

Randy Mayor

Peach and Brie Quesadillas with Lime-Honey Dipping Sauce

This is a decidedly different twist on the cheesy favorite, combining sweet fresh peach with mild and creamy brie. As is, it's an appetizer, but add cooked pork (which pairs excellently with peaches) to make it a meal, or serve alongside some tasty rice and beans.

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Sparkling Peach Sangria Recipe

Photo: John Autry

Sparkling Peach Sangria

This fizzy, sparkly drink will be a hit at your next gathering. Its rich sunset color and bold peachy flavor will keep you intrigued until the very last drop.

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Bourbon-Glazed Peaches With Yogurt Recipe

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Bourbon-Glazed Peaches With Yogurt

If you have the willpower, keep this recipe in the files until July and August roll around and peaches are at their most delicious. Then, as the fruit hangs on the trees soaking up sunshine during summer's hottest days, all the magic happens. Crisp flesh softens, and sugar levels rise to balance the tart acidity. No question: Peak peach time is worth the wait.

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Healthy Blueberry-Peach Cobbler Recipes

Photo: John Autry

Blueberry-Peach Cobbler

Our Blueberry-Peach Cobbler is like a blueberry muffin canoodling with fresh peaches. Be sure to use peaches that aren't superripe for this recipe so they'll hold their shape when cooked. The baking dish will be brimming with fruit and topping, so it's a good idea to place it on a foil-lined baking sheet before putting it in the oven.

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Sparkling Rosemary-Peach Cocktails Recipes

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Sparkling Rosemary-Peach Cocktails

A heady punch of woodsy rosemary creates an herbaceous riff on the classic Bellini.

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Healthy Chocolate-Amaretti Peaches Recipes

Photo: John Autry

Chocolate-Amaretti Peaches

Our version of this quick dessert uses shaved bittersweet chocolate for added richness. Look for amaretti cookies at specialty or gourmet markets; they have a distinct almond-amaretto flavor and crunchy texture that make this dish memorable. In a pinch, you can substitute crumbled almond biscotti.

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Healthy Golden Peach Soup with Shrimp and Crab Seviche Recipes

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Golden Peach Soup with Shrimp and Crab Seviche

As intriguing as it is beautiful, this sweet-tangy-slightly spicy soup makes a stunning first course.

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Healthy Grilled Halibut with Peach and Pepper Salsa Recipes

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Grilled Halibut with Peach and Pepper Salsa

A fresh fruit salsa is a lovely accompaniment to grilled fish in the summer; try it also with striped bass or arctic char. Here, the season's juiciest peaches pair with fiery habanero pepper for a sweet-spicy flavor. Leave the peaches unpeeled for more color and texture.

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Healthy Peach Ice Cream Recipes

Peach Ice Cream

This Southern staple is hard to resist when a tantalizing batch requires only five ingredients. This recipe is best enjoyed the same day it's prepared.

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Fruit is not the first thing that comes to mind when one thinks about grilling, but peaches and other stone fruits work beatifully with the charring flames of a grill. Here, the slight smokiness of the peaches complements crispy prosciutto and is mellowed by creamy goat cheese, all tied together on a bed of peppery greens.

Becky Luigart-Stayner

Grilled Peaches over Arugula with Goat Cheese and Prosciutto

Fruit is not the first thing that comes to mind when one thinks about grilling, but peaches and other stone fruits work beatifully with the charring flames of a grill. Here, the slight smokiness of the peaches complements crispy prosciutto and is mellowed by creamy goat cheese, all tied together on a bed of peppery greens.

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Healthy Summer Peach and Tomato Salad Recipes

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Summer Peach and Tomato Salad

Simplicity has never looked so beautiful. A stunning combination of skin-on peaches and heirloom tomatoes of various colors, sizes, and shapes creates a sweet-savory salad that pairs well with grilled pork.

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This recipe elevates the down-home Southern flavor of corn bread and smoked ham into haute cuisine with a sweet-savory salsa.

 Becky Luigart-Stayner

Corn Bread Shortcake with Ham and Fresh Peach Salsa

This recipe elevates the down-home Southern flavor of corn bread and smoked ham into haute cuisine with a sweet-savory salsa. Impress your guests with an elegant plate presentation, but keep some extra salsa for yourself to eat with any kind of grilled meat, or, heck, plain old tortilla chips.

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Coconut-Peach Cobbler with Bourbon-Pecan Ice Cream

Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner

Coconut-Peach Cobbler with Bourbon-Pecan Ice Cream

There's nothing about this dessert that isn't excellent. From the rich and nutty ice cream, to the coconut-cookie crust, to the sweet and fresh peach filling, it'll knock 'em dead every time. The best part? You can make each component ahead of time, and assemble and bake just before serving.

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Peach Lemonade

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Peach Lemonade

A quick chop, blend, whir, and stir, and fresh, homemade peach lemonade will be chilling in the fridge. Keep this on hand in the hot summer months as a satisfying thirst-quencher. Add a little white bourbon or rum for garden parties.

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Skillet Pork Chop Sauté with Peaches

Photo: John Autry

Skillet Pork Chop Sauté with Peaches

Generations before ours preserved summer’s bounty by pickling peaches in a spiced, sweet syrup that paired well with Sunday suppers of pork or poultry. Take the easier route with this go-to pan sauté that complements pork in a big way. Serve over quick-cooking couscous.

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Peachy Almond Shortcakes

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Peachy Almond Shortcakes

Almond flour lends nutty flavor to the shortcake. Fresh lime accentuates the sweet peaches, topped with a creamy whipped topping.

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