Basic Streusel Recipe

August 12, 2018



Streusel is universal in the baking kitchen. Why? Use it for cookie bar crust (and toppings!), pie topping, coffee cakes, or top it over your favorite ice-cream. Want to mix it up a bit? Add more nuts, dried fruit, or different warm spices to it.




Basic Streusel Recipe:

Yields: 1 1/2 cup; Enough to top one 9 inch pie or coffee cake 

Equipment needed: Standing kitchen mixer with paddle attachment, measuring cups/spoons, spatula



  • 1/4 white sugar

  • 1/4 cup brown sugar

  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, cold and cubed

  • 1/2 cup thick rolled oats

  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 


  • Add all ingredients in a standing kitchen mixer with the paddle attachment

  • Mix on low speed for 2-3 minutes or until it looks crumble-y

  • Store in fridge or use immediately.

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