1TablespoonGrand Marnieror other orange flavored liqueur
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare 6 individual ramekins, a pie plate, 9-inch baking dish or 11x7-inch dish by spraying with nonstick spray. Set aside.
Place macaroons and graham cracker crumbs in food chopper. Chop until resembles fine crumbs.
Add melted butter and process again until well combined. Set aside.
Cut up strawberries and place in medium bowl.
Add sugar and cornstarch and stir.
Pour in tequila and Grand Marnier and toss to coat.
Assembling Strawberry Margarita Crisps
Divide the strawberries evenly between the ramekins or pour into a baking dish.
Sprinkle top with macaroon-graham cracker mixture. Use all of the crumb mixture.
Top with a sprinkling of sliced almonds.
Bake for 25 minutes or until you can see the sauce bubbling.
Remove from oven and let cool only slightly before topping with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and a strawberry.
Frequently Asked Questions About Berry Crisp
What is a crisp?
A crisp is a dessert made with a base of any kind of fruit and baked with a crunchy topping, usually brown sugar crumbs or oatmeal.
Can frozen strawberries be used to make this crisp?
Either fresh or frozen berries can be used for this recipe. When using frozen berries, let them thaw then pat dry and follow the instructions as written.
Can this dessert be made ahead of time?
You can definitely save time and make ahead with the exception of the crumb topping. Place the fruit in the ramekin then store in refrigerator. Just before baking, sprinkle on macaroon crumble and bake as directed.
Can this Strawberry Crisp be frozen?
Yes, you can freeze this for up to 3 months. However, freeze without the topping. When ready to use, thaw in the refrigerator, sprinkle the topping on, then cook as directed in the recipe.
Can I make a crisp with other fruit?
Yes, this same recipe can be used for any berries, such as blueberries and raspberries, and even peaches and pears.