Peach Nutty Crunch

Yield: 8 to 10 half-cup servings


  • 1 small can crushed pineapple
  • 1 cup brown sugar (divided)
  • 3 cups diced peaches
  • 1 box yellow cake mix, dry and unprepared
  • 1 stick butter (melted)
  • 1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts

Use a 9-inch pie dish or a 9 x 9-inch glass baking dish. Spray baking dish with non-stick cooking spray. Layer ingredients: pineapple, peaches, ½ cup brown sugar, dry cake mix, drizzle melted butter, remaining brown sugar, and chopped nuts. Place in cold oven at 350° for 25 minutes. Remove and run through with a knife to slightly mix the ingredients. Dish does not need to be stirred, but simulating cutting into squares or diagonals will help gently mix the dish. Place back into oven for 15 minutes. Enjoy warm or cold. Great warm with some ice cream over top! Note: By drizzling melted butter over all exposed dry cake mix, you can avoid a dry, uncooked look to the dish.

This recipe was submitted by Kim Brewer as part of the 2011 Our State Peach Recipe Collection.

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