Farm Fresh Peach Recipes

Summer is the perfect time to try new recipes with farm fresh produce, especially peaches! Peaches from Brookshire Brothers come from local producers like Cooper and Lightsey Farms from Fairfield and Mexia, Texas.

Check out these recipes and swing by your local Brookshire Brothers to pick up some Texas fresh peaches!

Peach Cobbler

Peach Cobbler

This recipe comes from Elizabeth Johnson of Cooper Farms.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup milk
  • ½ cup unsalted butter
  • 5-6 peaches
  • ¼ tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tsp cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F
  2. Melt butter in a medium-size pan
  3. Mix dry ingredients with milk in a large bowl
  4. Pour mixture into the pan on top of butter. Do not stir.
  5. Put peaches on top of the mixture. Do not stir.
  6. Bake for 30-40 minutes or until golden-brown 

Grilled Peaches with Pecan Brown Butter Sauce

Grilled Peaches with Pecan Brown Butter Sauce

Ingredients

  • 4-6 peaches, fresh
  • Food Club non-stick cooking spray
  • 1 stick Food Club salted butter
  • 1/4 - 1/2 cup pecans, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon sugar
  • fresh whipped cream

Directions

  1. Slice peaches in half and remove pit
  2. Lightly spritz cut side of peaches with non-stick cooking spray
  3. Place cut side down on a hot grill. Cook about 2-3 minutes.
  4. Remove peaches from grill and place in a lightly greased baking dish or sheet pan.
  5. Return dish or pan to grill, cover and continue to cook until the peaches are soft – about 5 minutes
  6. Remove from heat and serve immediately

 
To make the sauce:

  1. In a small sauce pan, melt butter
  2. Continue to cook over medium heat until butter begins to brown and smells slightly nutty
  3. Remove from heat and add pecans and cinnamon sugar
  4. Swirl or stir to mix

To serve:

  1. Place 1-2 peach halves on a dessert plate
  2. Drizzle with Pecan Brown Butter and a scoop of whipped cream
  3. Garnish with fresh mint and pecan halves, if desired

Peach Jam

Grandma's Peach Jam

Ingredients

  • 6 lbs farm fresh peaches
  • 8 tbs lemon juice
  • 2 1/2 - 3 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • Jelly jars
  • Tongs

Directions

  1. Chop peaches into bite-size pieces or mash them
  2. Mix peaches with lemon juice to keep them from turning brown
  3. Add sugar to peaches. Stir to coat peaches. 
  4. Let it sit for one hour at room temperature
  5. Bring mixture to full boil in large pan over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally
  6. Reduce heat to medium and let simmer for one to two hours until mixture looks thick and "jelly-like." Stir often to avoid scorching.
  7. Pour mixture into glass jars leaving about 1/4 inch at top of jars. Do not cool before pouring. 

Canning Instructions

  1. Check jars, lids and bands for proper functioning. Jars with nicks, cracks, uneven rims or sharp edges may prevent sealing or cause jar breakage.
  2. Screw on lids over caps
  3. Fill large pot with water, covering jars by at least 1/2 an inch
  4. Maintain a simmer at around 180 degrees for 10 minutes
  5. Remove jars with tongs and flip upside down onto dry towel
  6. Allow to cool completely
  7. If the lid does not make popping a sound when pressed, it is thoroughly sealed