Recipe Box, Peach & Nectarine Crostata

I am pretty sure you are going to thank me~it’s ok…..totally my pleasure…and definitely yours if you choose to make this!

summer tart

Here is the really good news, ANYONE can make this, and you WILL be a rock star

fruit crostata

and here’s the REALLY good news,


6 ingredients, 5 minutes, and it’s ready to bake


You don’t even have to peel the peaches!!


Slice the peaches and nectarines with the skin on and toss them is a bowl with cinnamon and sugar


Put them in a pile on the center of a refrigerated dough round


Fold the dough up and over the edge, making a pleat every few inches


Dot fruit with butter


Brush crust with a little egg wash and sprinkle with sugar

fruit galette

Bake at 425 for 20-25 minutes, until crispy and golden


Let cool for a few minutes if you can stand it

peach & nectarine tostata

and serve it up!

peach crostata

a few mini scoops of vanilla bean ice cream is totally acceptable!

summer tart

You’re welcome!

Here’s the recipe:


easy peach dessert!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Course Brunch, Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 6


  • 1 refrigerated pie dough crust
  • 4 peaches sliced (keep the skin on)
  • 1-2 nectarines
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 T cornstarch
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 egg
  • 2 T butter
  • 1 T sugar


  • Slice and pit fruit, no need to peel. Mix cornstarch and sugar.
  • Place fruit in a large bowl and toss with sugar/cornstarch mixture.
  • Press or roll out pie dough into a 10-12 inch circle. Pile fruit into the center.
  • Dot the fruit with butter.
  • Fold up the sides of the dough, about 1 inch, pleating every few inches around the perimeter, forming the crostata. Create an egg wash by beating 1 egg, then brushing it on the pastry.
  • Sprinkle the remaining 1 tablespoon of sugar over the dough.
  • Bake at 425 for 15-20 minutes, or until dough is golden brown. Serves 6
Keyword nectarines, peach crostata, peach galette, savory peach pie

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11 Responses to “Recipe Box, Peach & Nectarine Crostata”
  1. Mary says:

    Jenna, ‘Crostata’ sounds so exotic and much more enticing than tart or pie! Oh so delicious and quick and easy to boot, my favorite kind of recipe! The perfect slice of summer!

  2. Oh wow!!! Definitely going to have to make this Jenna!!!

  3. It is 4:30 in the afternoon…my stomach just did a flip when I saw your images…so yummy.

  4. Joyce says:

    I love recipes like this-you are so awesome to share this with us!! Mouth is watering-do I really have to have dinner first??!
    Happy Hugs,

  5. Shawna says:

    Wait till my sister sees this, she will be chomping at the bit to try it. Terri loves peaches. Thank you for sharing it on our BBQ Block Party.

  6. Marty@A Stroll Thru Life says:

    Oh wow, this looks sooooo pretty and sooooooo good. Thanks tons for the recipe and thanks for linking to Inspire Me Hugs, Marty

  7. lovebakesgoodcakes says:

    Love this! Thanks for linking up to All My Bloggy Friends – Shared this on Facebook and pinned it! 🙂

  8. Emily says:

    This looks heavenly! I love it when simple recipes turn out so beautifully… and tasty, too! Thanks for sharing with us at Much Ado About Monday this week! 🙂


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