20 Recipes You Can Make with Frozen Fruit (That Aren’t Smoothies)

All stocked up on frozen fruit and looking for some fresh inspiration? Go beyond the blender (and your typical smoothie) with recipes for cobblers, fruit crisps, breakfast pastries, no-churn ice creams and more.

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Berry Strata

Perfect for a make-ahead breakfast or a special-occasion brunch, no one will ever guess that this gorgeous strata is made with frozen berries. Just be sure to thaw and drain the berries completely before adding them to the mix, otherwise you’ll have too much liquid in your baking dish.

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Blueberry Frozen Yogurt

Frozen blueberry give this yogurt a granita-like texture that can easily be scraped with a fork. If you prefer a smoother frozen yogurt, spin the mixture in an ice cream maker, according to the manufacturer’s instructions.

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Peach Slab Pie

Ree’s slab pie makes the perfect rustic, family-style dessert. If you don’t have time to make the pie crust from scratch you can use store-bought, but hers is worth the extra bit of work. It has a bit of lemon zest worked into the dough that give this sweet peach pie extra brightness.

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Vegan Blueberry Muffins

These muffins are just as satisfying as the traditional version made with milk and butter, no hard-to-find specialty ingredients needed. They rely on simple ingredients like brown sugar, apple sauce, almond milk and frozen blueberries. Better yet, they bake up sweet and delicious every time.

Get the Recipe: Vegan Blueberry Muffins

Berry-Oatmeal Bake

This breakfast bake is easy on the fat and calories. With sweet berries and an oat-almond topping, it’s almost like a cobbler — and great with a dollop of Greek yogurt on top.

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Fast and Fruity Ice Cream

Homemade ice cream has never been easier than with Ree’s simple, six-ingredient recipe. It’s rich and creamy from luscious Greek yogurt and heavy cream and the ready in just 10 minutes thanks to a little help from the food processor.

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Apple-Raspberry Crumb Bars

Craving both cookies and pie? A classic crumb bar is just what you need. And this one is a breeze to make, thanks to frozen raspberries. Frozen fruit is picked at the peak of ripeness so these bars always bake up sweet and delicious.

Get the Recipe: Apple-Raspberry Crumb Bars

Blueberry Peach Cobbler

Sunny’s cobbler is like a pie (but easier) because it only uses one pie crust on top. The filling is a cinch too; frozen peaches stand in for fresh which means no peeling or cutting required.

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Blueberry Pancakes

Frozen blueberries work just as well as fresh in homemade pancakes. Just be sure to use them straight from the freezer. As berries thaw, they produce a lot of liquid and you don’t want that mixed into your batter.

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Mango Lassi Ice Pops

Frozen mango and sweetened condensed milk make for a smooth and delicious ice pop. Cardamom, fresh ginger and lime give them all the flavor you’d expect in a lassi-inspired treat.

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Low-Fat Raspberry-Corn Muffins

A simple twist on basic corn muffin? Add a little orange zest and frozen raspberries. The sweetness of the cornmeal and the tartness of the berries pair together perfectly.

Get the Recipe: Low-Fat Raspberry-Corn Muffins

Slow Cooker Peach Cobbler

This slow-cooked cobbler is a great use for frozen peaches — add some toasted, chopped pecans for a little Southern flair.

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Berry Crisp Dump Cake

Katie’s dump cake could not be easier. It comes together with just 5 ingredients (plus non-stick cooking spray for the baking dish and ice cream for serving) and relies on freezer and pantry staples like frozen berries, boxed cake mix and oats.

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Shortcut Peach Pie

Everyone loves a good shortcut, which is why we created one for peach pie. You can create a sweet and delicious dessert in just 45 minutes if you use two time-saving tricks: replace your traditional pie crust with packaged cookie dough and n simmer frozen peaches in a skillet before baking to help cut down the cook time.

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Lizzie's Strawberry Cupcakes

These pretty, little cupcakes have two times the sweet, fruity flavor. Trisha uses frozen strawberries in the glaze on top and she bakes into the cake, too.

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Slow Cooker Berry Cobbler

This colorful cobbler is so juicy and delicious that we’re sure every, last spoonful will be eaten up. If you don’t have time to make the sour cream topping a simple sprinkle of confectioners’ sugar or a dollop of vanilla yogurt works well, too.

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No-Churn Strawberry Ice Cream

No special equipment needed to make this easy, fruity ice cream. Even better, it uses frozen strawberries so no washing or hulling!

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Mini Key Lime Cheesecake with Raspberry Sauce

Trisha uses frozen raspberries to make a simple, three-ingredient sauce that she pours over her mini cheesecakes. Better make a double batch; you’re going to want to use this sauce on lots of your favorite desserts!

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Mixed Berry Cobbler

For a dessert that will help keep your healthy eating goals on track, reach for frozen berries. Ellie’s quick and easy cobbler is sure to satisfy any sweet tooth.

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Blueberry Cake Doughnuts

It’s time to break out your doughnut pan. Duff’s favorite doughnuts (ever!) are easy to make — and loaded with sweet, frozen blueberries.

Get the Recipe: Blueberry Cake Doughnuts