August is well-known for being the Sunday of summer, but it's also National Peach Month! Peaches are essentially summer in a juicy fruit. They're very versatile when it comes to the culinary arts. They go from their naturally sweet state to savory with just a couple of spices.
According to a study from Texas A&M, peaches have been linked to helping vastly decrease the amount of obesity-related diseases such as diabetes. The anthocyanins, chlorogenic acids, quercetins and catechins the juicy fruit contains also help reduce bad cholesterol.
Take advantage of the fact they're in season! Here are some recipes to help you get started:
Recipes for National Peach Month
All the glorious ways you can use fresh peaches this month
This recipe makes about six individual 6" cobblers depending on the size of your baking dishes. You can also make one large cobbler. You can substitute the fruit with almost any fresh cherries, berries, apples, etc.
These biscuits are a traditional Croatian recipe that look like little peaches rolled in sugar and colored in food coloring to get an authentic peachy look. They are filled with cocoa filling with rum and are usually kept for special occasions like Easter, Christmas, or for Weddings.
These peaches and cream bars have a thick buttery bottom layer covered with a sweet peach filling and topped with the BEST buttery crumble topping. Seriously, these bars are a super addicting and as always, super simple to make.