Turn your fresh berries into a delicious dessert.

Foodie Favorite: Blueberry Crisp

An All-American classic that is great for the Fourth of July

By Andrew HorschakKENOSHA.COM

Known by many as "Schak" in the community, Horschak was a respected sports writer for the Kenosha News during a 22-year run covering two stints from 1995 to 2018. The Marquette University graduate is Kenosha.com’s first managing editor.


  • 11/2 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 stick cold butter, diced
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 4-6 cups blueberries
  • 2 Tbsp instant tapioca
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 tsp cinnamon


Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Combine flour, brown sugar, butter and salt in a food processor. Pulse mixture into coarse crumbs.

In a large bowl, combine berries, tapioca, granulated sugar, orange juice and cinnamon. Spoon into a large baking dish. Top with an even layer of crumbs.

Bake for about 40 minutes (or until topping is golden brown and filling bubbles). Serve with vanilla ice cream, if desired. Enjoy!