Black Mission Fig Crisp

When black mission figs are in season it’s time to celebrate with a delicious fig crisp perfect for any late summer gathering.





  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Make filling: In a large bowl, combine granulated sugar, and cornstarch. Stir in remaining ingredients except for figs. Gently stir in figs and let stand 15 to 20 minutes.
  3. Make streusel: In a large bowl, combine flour, brown sugar, and salt. Stir in vanilla, lemon zest, and walnuts. With a pastry cutter or knit & fork cut butter into flour mixture until butter is completely blended and coarse lumps form.
  4. Transfer to 9×13 inch baking dish (oven safe) and evenly cover crumble over filling.
  5. Bake until filling is bubbling and crisp is deep golden in center, 30 minutes. Let cool on a rack at least 25 minutes.

Keywords: Fig Crisp