From raspberries and blueberries to sweet, sweet strawberries, most of us have a summer berry weakness. But what about the good ol’ blackberry? To give this juicy berry its fair share of the spotlight, we’ve rounded up recipes the whole family will love. Scroll through for blackberry fruit roll ups, ice cream, and even the ultimate kid-pleaser…pizza!
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1. Blackberry Fruit Roll Ups
Forget those familiar store-bought fruit roll ups. These DIY snacks from Food Mouth are all natural and bursting with delish blackberry flavor. It’s as easy as three ingredients—find out more at Food Mouth.
Photo: The Vanilla Bean Blog
2. Blackberry and Basil Focaccia Bread
Savory, tasty, and oh-so-pretty. This focaccia bread from The Vanilla Bean Blog is an easy way to impress during your next family dinner. And the littles can even help sift and stir—score! Get the recipe here.
3. Blackberry + Peach Yogurt Popsicles
It’s a blackberry and peach teamup in this recipe from A Better Happier St. Sebastian. The best thing about these pops? It’s a tie between how easy they are, the healthy-factor, and the fact that they’re the perfect size for little hands. Snag the recipe here.
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4. One Pot Wonder Blackberry Glazed Salmon
The magic of this blackberry recipe from mother-daughter team Donna and Anne is that the prep clocks in at under 20 minutes and it only needs one pot. Do we have your attention? Head to Apron Strings for the full scoop.
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5. Blackberry & Honey Cupcakes
How about some cupcakes for your little cupcakes? These treats from Family Spice have an all-natural vibrant color and use honey for sweetness. Perfect for a party—or maybe just a regular ol’ Tuesday. Find the recipe here.
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6. Wild Blackberry Ice Cream
Did somebody say ice cream? If the berry-fied flavor of this summer favorite doesn’t hook you, the cheery color will. It’s perfect for purple lovers big and small. Head to Milk and Honey for the recipe.
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7. Blackberry, Basil, and Ricotta Pizza
Trust us: blackberries and ricotta go together like pizza and kids. This recipe from The Stay At Home Chef may not be your typical pizza pie fare, but it’s more than worth a try. It also doesn’t hurt that there’s a visual wow factor (pretty pizza!) but very little prep. Find the recipe here.
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8. Lemon Blackberry Breakfast Cookies (vegan & gluten-free)
Yep, cookies for breakfast is definitely a thing—and these babies from Iowa Girl Eats have the added bonus of being vegan and gluten-free, for those with dietary restrictions. The delish ingredients include bananas, oats, honey, blackberries and more. Snag the recipe for your next breakfast here.
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9. Blackberry Peanut Butter Smoothie
Thanks to this recipe from Roti n Rice, you’ll see PB&J in a slurpable new light. With all the yumminess of the classic sandwich, plus the healthy addition of greek yogurt, this just might be your youngsters’ new fave smoothie. Get the recipe here.
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9. Mini Blackberry Cream Scones
These mini scones from Eat, Live, Run are loaded with sweet, tart blackberries and fit just right in petite kitchen-helper hands. They’re just what you need to jazz up a tea party or afternoon snack. Check out the recipe here.
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10. Easy Homemade Blackberry Sauce
The beauty of this blackberry sauce from Real Housemoms is that it turns anything into blackberry-covered goodness. Waffles? Check. Ice cream? Yep. Score the recipe here.
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11. The Easiest Blackberry Cobbler
The outside crust has crunch. The inside is soft and custard-like. There’s a blackberry surprise in every bite. Sound good? Then you need to break out the ramekins and check out this cobbler recipe from Sugar Dish Me.
Which blackberry recipe are you yearning for? Let us know in the comment section below!