Rhubarb Crisp With Crunchy Oat Topping

Rhubarb Crisp
Diana Rattray
  • Total: 55 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 40 mins
  • Yield: 1 8-inch pan (serves 12)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
213 Calories
7g Fat
37g Carbs
3g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1 8-inch pan (serves 12)
Amount per serving
Calories 213
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 8%
Saturated Fat 3g 17%
Cholesterol 13mg 4%
Sodium 161mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 13%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Protein 3g
Calcium 64mg 5%
*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 is a great tasting rhubarb crisp made with fresh rhubarb and an oat crumb topping. Serve this dessert with a dollop of whipped topping or scoop of ice cream.


  • 4 cups rhubarb (chopped)
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 cup sugar (granulated)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoons cold butter (cut into small pieces)
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup flour (sifted all-purpose)
  • Dash salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2/3 cup rolled oats (quick cooking)

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Heat oven to 375 F.

  3. Butter an 8-inch square baking dish.

  4. Arrange diced rhubarb in the prepared baking dish.

  5. Mix together the orange juice and cornstarch, then toss the rhubarb in it.

  6. Then sprinkle with the 1 cup sugar and the cinnamon, and dot with the 1 tablespoon of cut up butter.

  7. Combine melted butter with brown sugar.

  8. Sift together the flour, salt, and baking soda; mix with oats.

  9. Combine the flour-oat mixture with the brown sugar and melted butter mixture until well blended. With hands, spread the crumb mixture over rhubarb.

  10. Bake for 40 minutes.

  11. Serve warm, with ice cream or whipped topping.