Mrs. Allen's Cherry Rhubarb Crisp

Rhubarb Crisp Dessert
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  • Total: 70 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 55 mins
  • Yield: 8-10 Portions (8-10 Servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
356 Calories
15g Fat
56g Carbs
3g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 8-10 Portions (8-10 Servings)
Amount per serving
Calories 356
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 6g 32%
Cholesterol 24mg 8%
Sodium 181mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 56g 20%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Protein 3g
Calcium 94mg 7%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This great tasting rhubarb dessert gets extra flavor and texture from the cherry pie filling. Serve this with a drizzling of whipping cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream.


  • Crust: 
  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1 cup light brown sugar (packed)
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • Pinch salt
  • Filling: 
  • 4 cups diced rhubarb
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon almond flavoring
  • 1 can cherry pie filling
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts (or pecans)

Steps to Make It

  1. Mix crust ingredients together; press half into the bottom of a 9x13x2-inch baking pan.

  2. Spread diced rhubarb over crust in pan. In a saucepan, combine sugar, water, and cornstarch; boil until thickened. Add almond extract and pie filling. Spoon mixture over the rhubarb.

  3. Sprinkle with remaining crust mixture then sprinkle with chopped nuts.

  4. Bake for about 45 minutes at 350 F; serve with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream

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