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10 Summer Berry Recipes Slideshow

10 Summer Berry Recipes Slideshow

With summer comes the abundance of all kinds of delicious berries, so let’s get baking

Blueberry and Lemon Curd Pastry Cups Recipe

These pastry cups make it easy to impress a crowd and highlight the perfect combination of tart lemon juice and subtle blueberries. For a shortcut, use store-bought puff pastry to make the cups.

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Blueberry Pop-Tart Recipe

Chef Greg Ellis of Chicago’s 2 Sparrows strikes a chord with this play on a childhood favorite, Pop-Tarts. It's great for breakfast or dessert, and he uses fresh blueberries to fill a crumbly, buttery crust.

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Blueberry Raspberry Lemon Cake Recipe

This recipe highlights berries twofold, because not only is it beautifully decorated in fresh berries, but it has a sweet and thick filling made from fresh blueberries and lemon juice.

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Blueberry Tart Recipe

This dessert takes a humble summer berry and transforms it into an elegant dessert. A poppy seed-dotted crust is the bed for a rich crème fraîche custard and sweet blueberry filling. Topped with fresh blueberries, it’s a beautiful and luxurious way to present this popular summer berry.

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Raspberry Cheesecake Recipe

As beautiful to look at as they are delicious to eat, these cheesecake bars elevate a traditional cheesecake recipe by adding the bright and refreshing flavors of raspberries.

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Rhubarb Blueberry Baked Oatmeal Recipe

Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

Strawberry shortcakes have been a longstanding tradition for a berry dessert, and this recipe takes it a step further by adding a hint of orange.

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Summer Berries Clafoutis Recipe

This recipe, also referred to as clafouti aux petits fruits is an easy, delicious, traditional French dessert made at the height of summer, "berry season." Clafoutis are traditionally a dessert, but they make an ideal brunch dish, as well.

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Strawberry Coconut Cake Recipe

This cake recipe highlights strawberries in their truest form by layering them with a thick, sweet frosting and moist yellow cake made from coconut milk.

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Mixed Berry Cream Pie Recipe

Hold it right there — before you go running for the hills, notice that the "cream" in this recipe is actually Greek yogurt, providing you with a delicious, indulgent, and healthy summer dessert.

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10 Delicious Summer Berry Recipes

You’ve hit the local U-pick berry farms. You’ve brought the buckets and boxes home. You’ve eaten a ton of berries. Now what? From easy jam to blackberry cheesecake bars, here are 10 fabulous berry recipes that the whole family will love.

1. Make these wow-worthy blackberry bars

Blackberries plus cheesecake plus easy-to-eat bar = perfection. The Food Charlatan’s bars are absolutely stunning, and we guarantee you’ll want to make more than one batch.

2. Make jam

You don’t have to be a canning expert to make yummy jam, and Martha Stewart’s raspberry and strawberry recipes are as easy as it gets. Just store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a month. Spread it on toast, pour it over vanilla ice cream, use it on pancakes — the options are endless!

3. Throw them in a salad

It’s a shame we often overlook simple classics like a berry walnut salad, but they’re classic for a reason, right? Cooking Light’s recipe includes a sweet buttermilk dressing, but really, any sweet or balsamic dressing will do.

4. Mix sweet and savory

Berries aren’t limited to desserts, and this berry salsa is the perfect example. My Recipes' grilled chicken with strawberry salsa is a great way to add some sweetness to your dinner. Sub a different berry or meat for a new twist.

5. Don't forget cobbler

We couldn’t have a list of berry recipes without cobbler. Genius Kitchen’s version is simple, delicious and ideal for any berries you have on hand. Serve warm or room temperature, a la mode or on its own.

6. Make pretty purple scones

The Pioneer Woman has a great cream scone recipe to use up use up those berries. You can use any type of berry, plus a little jam to color the dough. Kids will love kneading this forgiving dough and drizzling it with a sweet glaze.

7. Make a perfect pie

Simply Recipes proves that blueberry pie doesn’t have to be complicated to be delicious. Bonus: Make your pie extra special with a gorgeous cookie-cutter crust design. Kids will love dreaming up ideas and you’ll love how simple it is to make a wow-worthy pie.

8. Try this match made in heaven

The growing seasons of zucchinis and blueberries overlap up in the Pacific Northwest, so why not combine them in a recipe? Allrecipes has a well-reviewed recipe for blueberry zucchini bread — it may seem like an unlikely pairing, but trust us, they’re a match made in baking heaven.

9. For the adults.

It can’t get any more refreshing than sun, sweet berries, gin and mint. This muddled, fizzy cocktail from We Are Not Martha is as simple as it is delicious. The perfect adult drink for any summer get-together.

10. Frozen delights

When in doubt, make popsicles! The Little Epicurean’s recipe makes the most out of all the berries in your fridge: strawberries, raspberries, blackberries and blueberries. Puree, add a little simple syrup and lemon, and they’re ready to freeze.

Editor’s note: This article was originally published in July 2018, and updated in July 2020.

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10 Delicious Summer Berry Recipes

You’ve hit the local U-pick berry farms. You’ve brought the buckets and boxes home. You’ve eaten a ton of berries. Now what? From easy jam to blackberry cheesecake bars, here are 10 fabulous berry recipes that the whole family will love.

1. Make these wow-worthy blackberry bars

Blackberries plus cheesecake plus easy-to-eat bar = perfection. The Food Charlatan’s bars are absolutely stunning, and we guarantee you’ll want to make more than one batch.

2. Make jam

You don’t have to be a canning expert to make yummy jam, and Martha Stewart’s raspberry and strawberry recipes are as easy as it gets. Just store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a month. Spread it on toast, pour it over vanilla ice cream, use it on pancakes — the options are endless!

3. Throw them in a salad

It’s a shame we often overlook simple classics like a berry walnut salad, but they’re classic for a reason, right? Cooking Light’s recipe includes a sweet buttermilk dressing, but really, any sweet or balsamic dressing will do.

4. Mix sweet and savory

Berries aren’t limited to desserts, and this berry salsa is the perfect example. My Recipes' grilled chicken with strawberry salsa is a great way to add some sweetness to your dinner. Sub a different berry or meat for a new twist.

5. Don't forget cobbler

We couldn’t have a list of berry recipes without cobbler. Genius Kitchen’s version is simple, delicious and ideal for any berries you have on hand. Serve warm or room temperature, a la mode or on its own.

6. Make pretty purple scones

The Pioneer Woman has a great cream scone recipe to use up use up those berries. You can use any type of berry, plus a little jam to color the dough. Kids will love kneading this forgiving dough and drizzling it with a sweet glaze.

7. Make a perfect pie

Simply Recipes proves that blueberry pie doesn’t have to be complicated to be delicious. Bonus: Make your pie extra special with a gorgeous cookie-cutter crust design. Kids will love dreaming up ideas and you’ll love how simple it is to make a wow-worthy pie.

8. Try this match made in heaven

The growing seasons of zucchinis and blueberries overlap up in the Pacific Northwest, so why not combine them in a recipe? Allrecipes has a well-reviewed recipe for blueberry zucchini bread — it may seem like an unlikely pairing, but trust us, they’re a match made in baking heaven.

9. For the adults.

It can’t get any more refreshing than sun, sweet berries, gin and mint. This muddled, fizzy cocktail from We Are Not Martha is as simple as it is delicious. The perfect adult drink for any summer get-together.

10. Frozen delights

When in doubt, make popsicles! The Little Epicurean’s recipe makes the most out of all the berries in your fridge: strawberries, raspberries, blackberries and blueberries. Puree, add a little simple syrup and lemon, and they’re ready to freeze.

Editor’s note: This article was originally published in July 2018, and updated in July 2020.

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10 Delicious Summer Berry Recipes

You’ve hit the local U-pick berry farms. You’ve brought the buckets and boxes home. You’ve eaten a ton of berries. Now what? From easy jam to blackberry cheesecake bars, here are 10 fabulous berry recipes that the whole family will love.

1. Make these wow-worthy blackberry bars

Blackberries plus cheesecake plus easy-to-eat bar = perfection. The Food Charlatan’s bars are absolutely stunning, and we guarantee you’ll want to make more than one batch.

2. Make jam

You don’t have to be a canning expert to make yummy jam, and Martha Stewart’s raspberry and strawberry recipes are as easy as it gets. Just store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a month. Spread it on toast, pour it over vanilla ice cream, use it on pancakes — the options are endless!

3. Throw them in a salad

It’s a shame we often overlook simple classics like a berry walnut salad, but they’re classic for a reason, right? Cooking Light’s recipe includes a sweet buttermilk dressing, but really, any sweet or balsamic dressing will do.

4. Mix sweet and savory

Berries aren’t limited to desserts, and this berry salsa is the perfect example. My Recipes' grilled chicken with strawberry salsa is a great way to add some sweetness to your dinner. Sub a different berry or meat for a new twist.

5. Don't forget cobbler

We couldn’t have a list of berry recipes without cobbler. Genius Kitchen’s version is simple, delicious and ideal for any berries you have on hand. Serve warm or room temperature, a la mode or on its own.

6. Make pretty purple scones

The Pioneer Woman has a great cream scone recipe to use up use up those berries. You can use any type of berry, plus a little jam to color the dough. Kids will love kneading this forgiving dough and drizzling it with a sweet glaze.

7. Make a perfect pie

Simply Recipes proves that blueberry pie doesn’t have to be complicated to be delicious. Bonus: Make your pie extra special with a gorgeous cookie-cutter crust design. Kids will love dreaming up ideas and you’ll love how simple it is to make a wow-worthy pie.

8. Try this match made in heaven

The growing seasons of zucchinis and blueberries overlap up in the Pacific Northwest, so why not combine them in a recipe? Allrecipes has a well-reviewed recipe for blueberry zucchini bread — it may seem like an unlikely pairing, but trust us, they’re a match made in baking heaven.

9. For the adults.

It can’t get any more refreshing than sun, sweet berries, gin and mint. This muddled, fizzy cocktail from We Are Not Martha is as simple as it is delicious. The perfect adult drink for any summer get-together.

10. Frozen delights

When in doubt, make popsicles! The Little Epicurean’s recipe makes the most out of all the berries in your fridge: strawberries, raspberries, blackberries and blueberries. Puree, add a little simple syrup and lemon, and they’re ready to freeze.

Editor’s note: This article was originally published in July 2018, and updated in July 2020.

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10 Delicious Summer Berry Recipes

You’ve hit the local U-pick berry farms. You’ve brought the buckets and boxes home. You’ve eaten a ton of berries. Now what? From easy jam to blackberry cheesecake bars, here are 10 fabulous berry recipes that the whole family will love.

1. Make these wow-worthy blackberry bars

Blackberries plus cheesecake plus easy-to-eat bar = perfection. The Food Charlatan’s bars are absolutely stunning, and we guarantee you’ll want to make more than one batch.

2. Make jam

You don’t have to be a canning expert to make yummy jam, and Martha Stewart’s raspberry and strawberry recipes are as easy as it gets. Just store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a month. Spread it on toast, pour it over vanilla ice cream, use it on pancakes — the options are endless!

3. Throw them in a salad

It’s a shame we often overlook simple classics like a berry walnut salad, but they’re classic for a reason, right? Cooking Light’s recipe includes a sweet buttermilk dressing, but really, any sweet or balsamic dressing will do.

4. Mix sweet and savory

Berries aren’t limited to desserts, and this berry salsa is the perfect example. My Recipes' grilled chicken with strawberry salsa is a great way to add some sweetness to your dinner. Sub a different berry or meat for a new twist.

5. Don't forget cobbler

We couldn’t have a list of berry recipes without cobbler. Genius Kitchen’s version is simple, delicious and ideal for any berries you have on hand. Serve warm or room temperature, a la mode or on its own.

6. Make pretty purple scones

The Pioneer Woman has a great cream scone recipe to use up use up those berries. You can use any type of berry, plus a little jam to color the dough. Kids will love kneading this forgiving dough and drizzling it with a sweet glaze.

7. Make a perfect pie

Simply Recipes proves that blueberry pie doesn’t have to be complicated to be delicious. Bonus: Make your pie extra special with a gorgeous cookie-cutter crust design. Kids will love dreaming up ideas and you’ll love how simple it is to make a wow-worthy pie.

8. Try this match made in heaven

The growing seasons of zucchinis and blueberries overlap up in the Pacific Northwest, so why not combine them in a recipe? Allrecipes has a well-reviewed recipe for blueberry zucchini bread — it may seem like an unlikely pairing, but trust us, they’re a match made in baking heaven.

9. For the adults.

It can’t get any more refreshing than sun, sweet berries, gin and mint. This muddled, fizzy cocktail from We Are Not Martha is as simple as it is delicious. The perfect adult drink for any summer get-together.

10. Frozen delights

When in doubt, make popsicles! The Little Epicurean’s recipe makes the most out of all the berries in your fridge: strawberries, raspberries, blackberries and blueberries. Puree, add a little simple syrup and lemon, and they’re ready to freeze.

Editor’s note: This article was originally published in July 2018, and updated in July 2020.

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10 Delicious Summer Berry Recipes

You’ve hit the local U-pick berry farms. You’ve brought the buckets and boxes home. You’ve eaten a ton of berries. Now what? From easy jam to blackberry cheesecake bars, here are 10 fabulous berry recipes that the whole family will love.

1. Make these wow-worthy blackberry bars

Blackberries plus cheesecake plus easy-to-eat bar = perfection. The Food Charlatan’s bars are absolutely stunning, and we guarantee you’ll want to make more than one batch.

2. Make jam

You don’t have to be a canning expert to make yummy jam, and Martha Stewart’s raspberry and strawberry recipes are as easy as it gets. Just store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a month. Spread it on toast, pour it over vanilla ice cream, use it on pancakes — the options are endless!

3. Throw them in a salad

It’s a shame we often overlook simple classics like a berry walnut salad, but they’re classic for a reason, right? Cooking Light’s recipe includes a sweet buttermilk dressing, but really, any sweet or balsamic dressing will do.

4. Mix sweet and savory

Berries aren’t limited to desserts, and this berry salsa is the perfect example. My Recipes' grilled chicken with strawberry salsa is a great way to add some sweetness to your dinner. Sub a different berry or meat for a new twist.

5. Don't forget cobbler

We couldn’t have a list of berry recipes without cobbler. Genius Kitchen’s version is simple, delicious and ideal for any berries you have on hand. Serve warm or room temperature, a la mode or on its own.

6. Make pretty purple scones

The Pioneer Woman has a great cream scone recipe to use up use up those berries. You can use any type of berry, plus a little jam to color the dough. Kids will love kneading this forgiving dough and drizzling it with a sweet glaze.

7. Make a perfect pie

Simply Recipes proves that blueberry pie doesn’t have to be complicated to be delicious. Bonus: Make your pie extra special with a gorgeous cookie-cutter crust design. Kids will love dreaming up ideas and you’ll love how simple it is to make a wow-worthy pie.

8. Try this match made in heaven

The growing seasons of zucchinis and blueberries overlap up in the Pacific Northwest, so why not combine them in a recipe? Allrecipes has a well-reviewed recipe for blueberry zucchini bread — it may seem like an unlikely pairing, but trust us, they’re a match made in baking heaven.

9. For the adults.

It can’t get any more refreshing than sun, sweet berries, gin and mint. This muddled, fizzy cocktail from We Are Not Martha is as simple as it is delicious. The perfect adult drink for any summer get-together.

10. Frozen delights

When in doubt, make popsicles! The Little Epicurean’s recipe makes the most out of all the berries in your fridge: strawberries, raspberries, blackberries and blueberries. Puree, add a little simple syrup and lemon, and they’re ready to freeze.

Editor’s note: This article was originally published in July 2018, and updated in July 2020.

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10 Delicious Summer Berry Recipes

You’ve hit the local U-pick berry farms. You’ve brought the buckets and boxes home. You’ve eaten a ton of berries. Now what? From easy jam to blackberry cheesecake bars, here are 10 fabulous berry recipes that the whole family will love.

1. Make these wow-worthy blackberry bars

Blackberries plus cheesecake plus easy-to-eat bar = perfection. The Food Charlatan’s bars are absolutely stunning, and we guarantee you’ll want to make more than one batch.

2. Make jam

You don’t have to be a canning expert to make yummy jam, and Martha Stewart’s raspberry and strawberry recipes are as easy as it gets. Just store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a month. Spread it on toast, pour it over vanilla ice cream, use it on pancakes — the options are endless!

3. Throw them in a salad

It’s a shame we often overlook simple classics like a berry walnut salad, but they’re classic for a reason, right? Cooking Light’s recipe includes a sweet buttermilk dressing, but really, any sweet or balsamic dressing will do.

4. Mix sweet and savory

Berries aren’t limited to desserts, and this berry salsa is the perfect example. My Recipes' grilled chicken with strawberry salsa is a great way to add some sweetness to your dinner. Sub a different berry or meat for a new twist.

5. Don't forget cobbler

We couldn’t have a list of berry recipes without cobbler. Genius Kitchen’s version is simple, delicious and ideal for any berries you have on hand. Serve warm or room temperature, a la mode or on its own.

6. Make pretty purple scones

The Pioneer Woman has a great cream scone recipe to use up use up those berries. You can use any type of berry, plus a little jam to color the dough. Kids will love kneading this forgiving dough and drizzling it with a sweet glaze.

7. Make a perfect pie

Simply Recipes proves that blueberry pie doesn’t have to be complicated to be delicious. Bonus: Make your pie extra special with a gorgeous cookie-cutter crust design. Kids will love dreaming up ideas and you’ll love how simple it is to make a wow-worthy pie.

8. Try this match made in heaven

The growing seasons of zucchinis and blueberries overlap up in the Pacific Northwest, so why not combine them in a recipe? Allrecipes has a well-reviewed recipe for blueberry zucchini bread — it may seem like an unlikely pairing, but trust us, they’re a match made in baking heaven.

9. For the adults.

It can’t get any more refreshing than sun, sweet berries, gin and mint. This muddled, fizzy cocktail from We Are Not Martha is as simple as it is delicious. The perfect adult drink for any summer get-together.

10. Frozen delights

When in doubt, make popsicles! The Little Epicurean’s recipe makes the most out of all the berries in your fridge: strawberries, raspberries, blackberries and blueberries. Puree, add a little simple syrup and lemon, and they’re ready to freeze.

Editor’s note: This article was originally published in July 2018, and updated in July 2020.

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10 Delicious Summer Berry Recipes

You’ve hit the local U-pick berry farms. You’ve brought the buckets and boxes home. You’ve eaten a ton of berries. Now what? From easy jam to blackberry cheesecake bars, here are 10 fabulous berry recipes that the whole family will love.

1. Make these wow-worthy blackberry bars

Blackberries plus cheesecake plus easy-to-eat bar = perfection. The Food Charlatan’s bars are absolutely stunning, and we guarantee you’ll want to make more than one batch.

2. Make jam

You don’t have to be a canning expert to make yummy jam, and Martha Stewart’s raspberry and strawberry recipes are as easy as it gets. Just store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a month. Spread it on toast, pour it over vanilla ice cream, use it on pancakes — the options are endless!

3. Throw them in a salad

It’s a shame we often overlook simple classics like a berry walnut salad, but they’re classic for a reason, right? Cooking Light’s recipe includes a sweet buttermilk dressing, but really, any sweet or balsamic dressing will do.

4. Mix sweet and savory

Berries aren’t limited to desserts, and this berry salsa is the perfect example. My Recipes' grilled chicken with strawberry salsa is a great way to add some sweetness to your dinner. Sub a different berry or meat for a new twist.

5. Don't forget cobbler

We couldn’t have a list of berry recipes without cobbler. Genius Kitchen’s version is simple, delicious and ideal for any berries you have on hand. Serve warm or room temperature, a la mode or on its own.

6. Make pretty purple scones

The Pioneer Woman has a great cream scone recipe to use up use up those berries. You can use any type of berry, plus a little jam to color the dough. Kids will love kneading this forgiving dough and drizzling it with a sweet glaze.

7. Make a perfect pie

Simply Recipes proves that blueberry pie doesn’t have to be complicated to be delicious. Bonus: Make your pie extra special with a gorgeous cookie-cutter crust design. Kids will love dreaming up ideas and you’ll love how simple it is to make a wow-worthy pie.

8. Try this match made in heaven

The growing seasons of zucchinis and blueberries overlap up in the Pacific Northwest, so why not combine them in a recipe? Allrecipes has a well-reviewed recipe for blueberry zucchini bread — it may seem like an unlikely pairing, but trust us, they’re a match made in baking heaven.

9. For the adults.

It can’t get any more refreshing than sun, sweet berries, gin and mint. This muddled, fizzy cocktail from We Are Not Martha is as simple as it is delicious. The perfect adult drink for any summer get-together.

10. Frozen delights

When in doubt, make popsicles! The Little Epicurean’s recipe makes the most out of all the berries in your fridge: strawberries, raspberries, blackberries and blueberries. Puree, add a little simple syrup and lemon, and they’re ready to freeze.

Editor’s note: This article was originally published in July 2018, and updated in July 2020.

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10 Delicious Summer Berry Recipes

You’ve hit the local U-pick berry farms. You’ve brought the buckets and boxes home. You’ve eaten a ton of berries. Now what? From easy jam to blackberry cheesecake bars, here are 10 fabulous berry recipes that the whole family will love.

1. Make these wow-worthy blackberry bars

Blackberries plus cheesecake plus easy-to-eat bar = perfection. The Food Charlatan’s bars are absolutely stunning, and we guarantee you’ll want to make more than one batch.

2. Make jam

You don’t have to be a canning expert to make yummy jam, and Martha Stewart’s raspberry and strawberry recipes are as easy as it gets. Just store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a month. Spread it on toast, pour it over vanilla ice cream, use it on pancakes — the options are endless!

3. Throw them in a salad

It’s a shame we often overlook simple classics like a berry walnut salad, but they’re classic for a reason, right? Cooking Light’s recipe includes a sweet buttermilk dressing, but really, any sweet or balsamic dressing will do.

4. Mix sweet and savory

Berries aren’t limited to desserts, and this berry salsa is the perfect example. My Recipes' grilled chicken with strawberry salsa is a great way to add some sweetness to your dinner. Sub a different berry or meat for a new twist.

5. Don't forget cobbler

We couldn’t have a list of berry recipes without cobbler. Genius Kitchen’s version is simple, delicious and ideal for any berries you have on hand. Serve warm or room temperature, a la mode or on its own.

6. Make pretty purple scones

The Pioneer Woman has a great cream scone recipe to use up use up those berries. You can use any type of berry, plus a little jam to color the dough. Kids will love kneading this forgiving dough and drizzling it with a sweet glaze.

7. Make a perfect pie

Simply Recipes proves that blueberry pie doesn’t have to be complicated to be delicious. Bonus: Make your pie extra special with a gorgeous cookie-cutter crust design. Kids will love dreaming up ideas and you’ll love how simple it is to make a wow-worthy pie.

8. Try this match made in heaven

The growing seasons of zucchinis and blueberries overlap up in the Pacific Northwest, so why not combine them in a recipe? Allrecipes has a well-reviewed recipe for blueberry zucchini bread — it may seem like an unlikely pairing, but trust us, they’re a match made in baking heaven.

9. For the adults.

It can’t get any more refreshing than sun, sweet berries, gin and mint. This muddled, fizzy cocktail from We Are Not Martha is as simple as it is delicious. The perfect adult drink for any summer get-together.

10. Frozen delights

When in doubt, make popsicles! The Little Epicurean’s recipe makes the most out of all the berries in your fridge: strawberries, raspberries, blackberries and blueberries. Puree, add a little simple syrup and lemon, and they’re ready to freeze.

Editor’s note: This article was originally published in July 2018, and updated in July 2020.

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10 Delicious Summer Berry Recipes

You’ve hit the local U-pick berry farms. You’ve brought the buckets and boxes home. You’ve eaten a ton of berries. Now what? From easy jam to blackberry cheesecake bars, here are 10 fabulous berry recipes that the whole family will love.

1. Make these wow-worthy blackberry bars

Blackberries plus cheesecake plus easy-to-eat bar = perfection. The Food Charlatan’s bars are absolutely stunning, and we guarantee you’ll want to make more than one batch.

2. Make jam

You don’t have to be a canning expert to make yummy jam, and Martha Stewart’s raspberry and strawberry recipes are as easy as it gets. Just store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a month. Spread it on toast, pour it over vanilla ice cream, use it on pancakes — the options are endless!

3. Throw them in a salad

It’s a shame we often overlook simple classics like a berry walnut salad, but they’re classic for a reason, right? Cooking Light’s recipe includes a sweet buttermilk dressing, but really, any sweet or balsamic dressing will do.

4. Mix sweet and savory

Berries aren’t limited to desserts, and this berry salsa is the perfect example. My Recipes' grilled chicken with strawberry salsa is a great way to add some sweetness to your dinner. Sub a different berry or meat for a new twist.

5. Don't forget cobbler

We couldn’t have a list of berry recipes without cobbler. Genius Kitchen’s version is simple, delicious and ideal for any berries you have on hand. Serve warm or room temperature, a la mode or on its own.

6. Make pretty purple scones

The Pioneer Woman has a great cream scone recipe to use up use up those berries. You can use any type of berry, plus a little jam to color the dough. Kids will love kneading this forgiving dough and drizzling it with a sweet glaze.

7. Make a perfect pie

Simply Recipes proves that blueberry pie doesn’t have to be complicated to be delicious. Bonus: Make your pie extra special with a gorgeous cookie-cutter crust design. Kids will love dreaming up ideas and you’ll love how simple it is to make a wow-worthy pie.

8. Try this match made in heaven

The growing seasons of zucchinis and blueberries overlap up in the Pacific Northwest, so why not combine them in a recipe? Allrecipes has a well-reviewed recipe for blueberry zucchini bread — it may seem like an unlikely pairing, but trust us, they’re a match made in baking heaven.

9. For the adults.

It can’t get any more refreshing than sun, sweet berries, gin and mint. This muddled, fizzy cocktail from We Are Not Martha is as simple as it is delicious. The perfect adult drink for any summer get-together.

10. Frozen delights

When in doubt, make popsicles! The Little Epicurean’s recipe makes the most out of all the berries in your fridge: strawberries, raspberries, blackberries and blueberries. Puree, add a little simple syrup and lemon, and they’re ready to freeze.

Editor’s note: This article was originally published in July 2018, and updated in July 2020.

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10 Delicious Summer Berry Recipes

You’ve hit the local U-pick berry farms. You’ve brought the buckets and boxes home. You’ve eaten a ton of berries. Now what? From easy jam to blackberry cheesecake bars, here are 10 fabulous berry recipes that the whole family will love.

1. Make these wow-worthy blackberry bars

Blackberries plus cheesecake plus easy-to-eat bar = perfection. The Food Charlatan’s bars are absolutely stunning, and we guarantee you’ll want to make more than one batch.

2. Make jam

You don’t have to be a canning expert to make yummy jam, and Martha Stewart’s raspberry and strawberry recipes are as easy as it gets. Just store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a month. Spread it on toast, pour it over vanilla ice cream, use it on pancakes — the options are endless!

3. Throw them in a salad

It’s a shame we often overlook simple classics like a berry walnut salad, but they’re classic for a reason, right? Cooking Light’s recipe includes a sweet buttermilk dressing, but really, any sweet or balsamic dressing will do.

4. Mix sweet and savory

Berries aren’t limited to desserts, and this berry salsa is the perfect example. My Recipes' grilled chicken with strawberry salsa is a great way to add some sweetness to your dinner. Sub a different berry or meat for a new twist.

5. Don't forget cobbler

We couldn’t have a list of berry recipes without cobbler. Genius Kitchen’s version is simple, delicious and ideal for any berries you have on hand. Serve warm or room temperature, a la mode or on its own.

6. Make pretty purple scones

The Pioneer Woman has a great cream scone recipe to use up use up those berries. You can use any type of berry, plus a little jam to color the dough. Kids will love kneading this forgiving dough and drizzling it with a sweet glaze.

7. Make a perfect pie

Simply Recipes proves that blueberry pie doesn’t have to be complicated to be delicious. Bonus: Make your pie extra special with a gorgeous cookie-cutter crust design. Kids will love dreaming up ideas and you’ll love how simple it is to make a wow-worthy pie.

8. Try this match made in heaven

The growing seasons of zucchinis and blueberries overlap up in the Pacific Northwest, so why not combine them in a recipe? Allrecipes has a well-reviewed recipe for blueberry zucchini bread — it may seem like an unlikely pairing, but trust us, they’re a match made in baking heaven.

9. For the adults.

It can’t get any more refreshing than sun, sweet berries, gin and mint. This muddled, fizzy cocktail from We Are Not Martha is as simple as it is delicious. The perfect adult drink for any summer get-together.

10. Frozen delights

When in doubt, make popsicles! The Little Epicurean’s recipe makes the most out of all the berries in your fridge: strawberries, raspberries, blackberries and blueberries. Puree, add a little simple syrup and lemon, and they’re ready to freeze.

Editor’s note: This article was originally published in July 2018, and updated in July 2020.

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