Peaches, Cherries + More Stone Fruit Sweets

Dessert doesn't fall far from the tree with these juicy recipes featuring summer's sweet stone fruits, like peaches, nectarines, plums and cherries.

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Marinated Grilled Peaches with Cloves

Grilling juicy peaches with aromatic cloves and chopped mint lends the fruit savory, spiced flavor to balance the peak-summer sweetness.

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Cheesecake with Cherry Topping

Win anyone's heart with this decadent cheesecake. The snappy flavor from the ginger-cookie crust mixed with the tart sweetness of the cherry topping is almost too good to be true.

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Rafter TS Peach Cobbler

This recipe hails from Rafter TS, a chuck-wagon catering company that celebrates cooking methods employed in the American Old West. And much like the daring men who pioneered westward, this dessert has some sass (in the form of cayenne and a splash of rye whiskey) and is topped off with a shortening crust.

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Plum Cake

Italian plums aren't as sweet as their American cousins, but once they're covered in a brown-sugar cake batter and a cinnamon-sugar topping, this cake strikes the perfect balance.

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Peach Tiramisu

Juicy peaches stand in for chocolate in this new spin on the Italian classic, which is perfectly refreshing for the summer.

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Skillet Blueberry-Peach Cobbler

Blueberries and peaches are cooked down in a hot cast-iron skillet before getting topped with homemade biscuit dough. Serving it with a scoop of ice cream is the right thing to do.

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Matt's Cherry Galette

When you're too lazy to make a double-crusted pie, just fold dough around a pile of macerated cherries. You won't regret it.

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Raspberry-Peach Hand Pies

These hand-held pies are like fancy Pop-Tarts, and they're super simple to make, with help from a store-bought crust.

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Grandpa Waite's Fresh Peach Ice Cream

Baking doesn't have to be your only route to stone-fruit-dessert nirvana this summer — you can also churn up homemade ice cream with an abundance of fresh peaches.

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Cherry Chocolate Cake

If you're craving something decadent and chocolatey, whip up a dark chocolate cake and layer it with cherry filling and whipped cream. When cherries are out of season, you can even make this with frozen ones.

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Berry Crisp with Plums

The secret to the perfect crisp? Use the freshest, most-in-season berries alongside juicy plums for this warm and bubbly dessert.

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Cherry Pie-in-a-Jar

Small versions of any food are adorable, and you can make one classic cherry pie for yourself and give the other to a friend. Win-win.

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Peaches with Balsamic Cherries

Rich in vitamin A and full of antioxidants, this simple and slightly savory dessert is so light and healthy, it doubles as an anytime summer snack.

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Peach Almond Crumble

The almond and peach combo in this dessert is a real winner, but you could easily substitute apples (or any fruit of your choice) in this flour-free crumble recipe — just make sure to adjust the baking time accordingly.

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Fresh Peaches and Cream Pie

Is there anything better than fresh peaches? Perhaps, if you count this easy open-faced tart. The rustic style means you can spend less time crimping the perfect crust and more time eating peach pie, topped with vanilla ice cream, of course.

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Blueberry Peach Cobbler

Sunny Anderson offers a different take on cobbler, using a store-bought pie crust in lieu of biscuit dollops, which cuts the prep time down to 20 minutes.

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Louie and Pete's Peach Crisp

For an extra punch of peach flavor in your buttery oat crisp, toss the fruit in a splash of peach schnapps.

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"Old Fashioned"-Inspired Cherry Pie

Nadia's cherry pie is inspired by a retro cocktail called an Old Fashioned that’s made with tart red cherries, raw sugar, bourbon and a touch of orange bitters.

Get the Recipe: Cherry Pie Inspired By an "Old Fashioned" Cocktail (Sour Cherries Stewed With Raw Sugar, Bourbon and Orange Bitters)

Bourbon Peach Cobbler

Tyler Florence amps up the flavor in this classic cobbler by adding bourbon to his cinnamon-spiced peach filling. The alcohol gets baked off, but it's so good, you just might get a little lightheaded.

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Shortcakes with Grilled Peaches

In this outside-the-box shortcake, fluffy biscuit halves sandwich a peach and ricotta cream filling. Truffled honey adds a sweet and savory element to this dessert that you'll be craving all summer long. Garnish with huckleberries, blueberries or raspberries.

Get the Recipe: Shortcakes with Grilled Peaches, Sweet Ricotta Cream, Truffled Honey and Huckleberries

Peach Blackberry Pie

Summer's most-iconic stone fruit gets paired with plump, juicy blackberries in Bobby Flay's subtly spiced, mile-high pie. Inside you'll find an abundance of sweet, juicy fruit.

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Stone Fruit Pouches

For a gourmet campfire dessert, pour a brandy-and lime-infused mixture of apricots and plums over a bed of crushed gingersnaps, then cook in aluminum pouches over hot coals for 10 minutes. It’s a fun and fruity dessert that’s ready in a (ginger) snap.

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Peach Cobbler

In her take on this classic Southern dessert, Nealey Dozier opts for pure honey over sugar and uses barely sweetened whipping cream biscuits to contrast the sunny fruit's natural sweetness. Serve warm with a dollop of vanilla ice cream on the side.

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Honey-Infused Mediterranean Yoghurt Parfait

Nadia stews peaches and plums in a sweet simple syrup scented with cinnamon, anise and vanilla, adding spicy warmth to a summery Mediterranean treat.

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Streusel Topped Baked Peaches with Sorghum Glaze

Bobby Flay tops his crumbly streusel and peaches with a sweet sorghum syrup, which has the color and consistency of maple syrup, but in addition to sweetness, has a unique fruity flavor.

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Almond Panna Cotta with Cherry Compote

Kelsey's panna cotta is infused with blanched almonds, then strained to produce a smooth and silky texture. Topped with a Bing cherry compote, this dessert is summer's cherry on top.

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