Our Best Peach Desserts

Make summertime entertaining even more perfect with these top-rated peach dessert recipes including pies, cobblers, and homemade ice cream.

  • Pecan-Peach Cobbler
    Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Buffy Hargett

    Pecan-Peach Cobbler

    Showcase two of the South’s most beloved products—peaches and pecans—in this old-fashioned peach cobbler.
  • Summertime Peach Ice Cream

    Summertime Peach Ice Cream

    Turn to this top-rated Southern Living recipe whenever you have a basket of fresh peaches and want to make homemade ice cream. It’s been a favorite of the magazine’s readers for years.

  • Peach Streusel Pie
    David Prince

    Peach Streusel Pie

    A crisp streusel topping studded with walnuts and pecans perfectly accents sweet summertime peaches.
  • Deep-Dish Peach Pie

    Deep Dish Peach Pie

    Nothing says summertime like a homemade peach pie. The filling mixture is thickened with both tapioca and cornstarch, and a sprinkling of sugar over the crust adds a bit more sweetness.
  • Caramelized Peaches with Ice Cream
    Photo: Lisa Cohen

    Caramelized Peaches with Ice Cream

    Roasting fresh fruits brings out even more of the fruit’s natural sweetness and is an easy way to make a quick dessert.

  • Grilled-Peach Sundaes
    Photo: Andre Baranowski

    Grilled-Peach Sundaes

    If you’ve already got the grill going for dinner, you might as well grill dessert, too. Sprinkle fresh peaches with sugar and ginger, grill, and then coat them in a mixture of honey and lime juice.
  • Fresh Peach Ice Cream
    Photo: Rick Lew; Styling: Sara Foster

    Fresh Peach Ice Cream

    Capture the flavor of summer in this refreshing homemade ice cream that’s perfect for casual summer entertaining.
  • Georgia Peach Trifle

    Georgia Peach Trifle

    Use a packaged pound cake and instant vanilla pudding mix for this layered make-ahead dessert.
  • Brandied Peach Shortcakes

    Brandied Peach Shortcakes

    In this peachy version of strawberry shortcake, you grill the peaches and spoon them onto squares of citrus-flavored shortcake, and then top with sweetened Greek yogurt.
  • Peach Cobbler
    Randy Mayor; Jan Gautro

    Peach Cobbler

    For this peach cobbler recipe, you press the pastry dough into the bottom of a 2-quart baking dish, add the fruit mixture, then fold the pastry dough over the top of the fruit. There’s no need to crimp and seal or fool with fluting the edges of the dough.
  • <p>Easy Peach Cobbler</p>

    Easy Peach Cobbler

    Online reviewers claim that this is their favorite peach cobbler recipe and that it tastes like the peach cobblers their mothers and grandmothers used to make.
  • Sautéed Peaches over Pound Cake
    Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Karen Shinto

    Sautéed Peaches over Pound Cake

    Ripe peaches don't need much more than a little spiced sugar and butter to turn them into a grand topping for cake and ice cream.
  • Peach-Nectarine Tart
    Photo: Charles Walton IV; Styling: Lisa Powell Bailey

    Peach-Nectarine Tart

    You don’t need a tart pan for this double-fruit dessert because the crust is simply folded up over the peaches and nectarines before baking.
  • Peach-and-Toasted Pecan Ice Cream
    Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Amy Burke

    Peach-and-Toasted Pecan Ice Cream

    Let the rave reviews begin when you churn out a freezer of this homemade ice cream that’s basically a cross between peach ice cream and butter pecan.
  • Blueberry-Peach Galettes
    Becky Luigart-Stayner; Melanie J. Clarke

    Blueberry-Peach Galettes

    This rustic fruit pie features a free-form pastry crust that's filled with fresh peaches and blueberries. If the fresh fruits are not in season, you can use frozen.
  • Peach and Basil Shortcake
    Photo: Romulo Yanes; Food Styling: Simon Andrews; Prop Styling: Helen Crowther

    Peach and Basil Shortcake

    Top a shortcake with two summertime favorites, fresh peaches and basil, for an amazing dessert flavor combination.
  • Easy Peach Crisp
    Photo: Johnny Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr

    Easy Peach Crisp

    Top fresh sauteed peaches with a mixture of granola and frozen yogurt for an easy peach dessert.
  • So-Easy Peach Cobbler
    Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Buffy Hargett

    So-Easy Peach Cobbler

    These invidual cups of peach cobbler are easy to make and perfect for summer entertaining.
  • Rustic Spiced Peach Tart with Almond Pastry
    Oxmoor House

    Rustic Spiced Peach Tart with Almond Pastry

    When peaches are ripe and juicy, this divine tart from Christy Rost, cookbook author and host of the public television series A Home for Christy Rost, goes together quickly and looks fabulous in a cast iron skillet—perfect for your next picnic or casual gathering.
  • Strawberries, Peaches, and Basil with Orange Vinaigrette
    Photo: Mary Britton Senseney/Wonderful Machine; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross

    Strawberries, Peaches, and Basil with Orange Vinaigrette

    This colorful and light fruit dessert features fresh peaches, strawberries and blueberries that are tossed in a sweet and tangy dessert vinaigrette.
  • Brown-Sugar Grilled Peaches

    Brown-Sugar Grilled Peaches

    Grilling the peaches caramelizes the cinnamon-sugar mixture for a perfect crunch when you bite into the stone fruit.
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