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Cherry Rhubarb Crisp

cherry rhubarb crisp
  • (3 1/2 cups) frozen pitted dark sweet cherries, thawed
  • (3/4 cup) sugar, divided
  • (2 Tbsp.) cornstarch
  • (1 cup) fresh or frozen rhubarb, thawed and chopped
  • (2 Tbsp.) fresh basil, minced
  • (1/2 cup) all-purpose flour
  • (1/2 cup) quick-cooking oats
  • (1/4 cup) packed brown sugar
  • (1/4 tsp.) salt
  • (1/4 cup) reduced-fat margarine

Cherry Rhubarb Crisp

A sweet cherry and rhubarb crisp with a brown sugar oat topping.

Preparation Time
About 15 minutes
Cook Time
About 35 minutes


  1. 1Preheat oven to 350°F. Drain cherries over a bowl to reserve juice. Transfer to a measuring cup, add water to equal 1/2 cup total.
  2. 2Combine 1/2 cup sugar, cornstarch and juice mixture in an 8 in. microwave-safe baking dish. Microwave on High 3-4 minutes, stirring every so often. Mix in rhubarb, basil, cherries and rest of sugar.

  3. 3Combine flour, oats, brown sugar and salt in a small bowl. Use 2 knives to cut in margarine until crumbly. Top cherries with mixture.
  4. 4Bake 30-35 minutes. Serve warm.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1/2 cup

Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 229
  • Total Fat 4 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 50 g
  • Protein 2 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Sodium 115 mg
  • Fiber 1 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Dessert

Recipe Subcategory: Cobblers and Crisps

Recipe Ethnicity: N/A

Dietetic Info:
  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: No

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Dairy

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.