Oatmeal cookie blueberry crumble

This post is sponsored through my partnership with Bitsy’s Brainfood.

We have our beach routine down to a science (for now, haha). We all splash and play in the waves, the Pilot will take Liv out into the water to swim (I usually won’t get in past my knees unless the water is warm. I’m a giant chicken), and Liv and I will build sand castles and relax while the Pilot goes boogie boarding. 

We’ll usually chill in our beach tent to relax and enjoy a snack together, which will likely involve fresh fruit, chips and salsa, almonds, pouches and these awesome Bitsy’s cookies.

Beach tent w liv

While we were eating the Bitsy’s cookies this past weekend in our tent, we played our usual game of discovering letters and sounds. While we were playing, I couldn’t help but think the cookies would make an awesome crumble topping. They’re so well-spiced -you can taste the cinnamon and ginger- and I had a feeling it would be one of those crazy simple recipes where you just combine and bake.

That’s exactly what happened.

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 This crumble is the quintessential summer dessert: bursting with warm blueberries, a cookie crumble exterior, and topped ice cream (which soon begins to melt into the cookies and berries). It would be perfect for any 4th of July festivities this weekend, too!

Here’s the recipe if you’d like to give it a try. I can’t wait to have some cold out of the fridge this week. 😉

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Oatmeal cookie blueberry crumble

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A perfectly sweet summer dessert for parties.. or random Tuesday evenings.

  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 40
  • Total Time: 50


  • 2 cups cinnamon-spiced cookies (I used Bitsy’s Brainfood Oatmeal Sweet Potato)
  • 1 cup oats
  • 3 tablespoons melted coconut oil
  • 2 containers of fresh blueberries, rinsed and stems removed (22 oz)
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • Juice of 1 lemon


  1. 1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and spray a baking dish (I used 10×13) with nonstick spray or olive oil.
  2. 2. In a food processor, chop the cookies until half resembles flour, and the other half still has some texture.
  3. 3. In a large bowl, add the cookie crumbles, oats, and coconut oil. Stir to combine.
  4. 4. Add the blueberries to your baking dish. Squeeze lemon juice on top, sprinkle the brown sugar to cover, and stir to combine.
  5. 5. Top with the cookie and oat topping, and bake for 25 minutes at 350 and 10-15 minutes at 325, until blueberries have popped and are bubbling, and top is golden brown (and your house smells amazing).

Hope you enjoy!



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If you’re looking for the Bitsy’s Brainfood products, you can find them at Target! (Check out the store locator here.) They used to be on an end cap, but now they’re in the cookie aisle. It makes me feel good about giving Livi a treat that includes fruits and vegetables (without trying to hide the fact that it’s healthy) and is fortified with healthy fats and nutrients. 

This post is sponsored by Bitsy’s Brainfood. Thank you for supporting the companies that help to support our family. <3

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  1. Honey, What's Cooking? on June 30, 2015 at 8:17 pm

    oh yum, this looks so good. Love blueberry crumble. So healthy too.
    You look gorgeous pregnant.

    • Fitnessista on July 1, 2015 at 1:41 pm

      thank you so much <3

  2. Lindsey on June 30, 2015 at 8:33 pm

    Are the cookies gluten free?

    • Fitnessista on July 1, 2015 at 1:42 pm

      sadly, no. i’m hoping they’ll come out with a gf version since they have a gf cereal that’s delicious

  3. Lauren @ The Bikini Experiment on June 30, 2015 at 9:28 pm

    Looks like a great treat! Thanks for sharing the recipe. I have never seen those at Target! I will have to keep an eye out on my next trip.

  4. Pati Clark on June 30, 2015 at 10:43 pm

    I wish it was gluten free sounds & looks yummy !!!!

  5. Britt@MyOwnBalance on July 1, 2015 at 5:12 am

    Our beach setup is very similar! Can’t leave home without an arsenal of food!

    • Fitnessista on July 1, 2015 at 1:41 pm

      necessary 🙂

  6. Crystal on July 1, 2015 at 6:07 am

    You are the cutest pregnant chick ever! This dessert sounds delicious and so simple too.

    • Fitnessista on July 1, 2015 at 1:41 pm

      aww, thank you lovely!

  7. Michelle on July 1, 2015 at 6:32 am

    These look delish! And props to Target for bringing in such great, healthy brands lately. I’ve noticed it more and more!

  8. Julia@yogawinehappiness.com on July 1, 2015 at 6:46 am

    That looks so good! I will definitely be making it!

    • Fitnessista on July 1, 2015 at 1:41 pm

      let me know how it turns out!

  9. Erin @ Her Heartland Soul on July 1, 2015 at 6:59 am

    Yum!! This sounds like my kind of brain food! 😀

  10. Jill @ Champagne for Everyday on July 1, 2015 at 6:59 am

    I absolutely must try Bitsy’s Brainfood – you had me at Oatmeal Sweet Potato. I also love making a low sugar version of crumble and having it for breakfast with Greek Yogurt. Nothing like feeling you are starting the day with desert!

    xx Jill
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    • Fitnessista on July 1, 2015 at 1:41 pm

      amen to that 🙂

  11. Livi @ Eat, Pray, Work It Out on July 1, 2015 at 9:14 am

    this looks so good! Can’t wait to try some!

  12. Les @ The Balanced Berry on July 1, 2015 at 9:24 am

    Such a good idea! This sounds super tasty and simple to make – cant wait to try.

    • Fitnessista on July 1, 2015 at 1:38 pm

      let me know what you think!

  13. whitney on July 1, 2015 at 9:36 am

    What kind of beach tent do you use? I’m looking for one and can’t seem to decide.

  14. Randi on July 1, 2015 at 9:58 am

    I also want to know what kind of beach tent that is! looks big!

  15. Tracy on July 1, 2015 at 10:36 am

    You look so cute, mama!

    Fruit crumbles and pies are my favorite type of dessert! And bloobs are my favorite fruit so this is high on my list!! Love the simple ingredient list, too 🙂

  16. Alex @ get big, go to work on July 2, 2015 at 4:58 am

    That crumble looks delicious and so simple to make! Beautiful pictures too!

  17. Cassie on July 2, 2015 at 1:37 pm

    Looks delicious!

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