This recipe for apple rhubarb crisp is a great way to use up those fresh fruits and veggies from the garden. It’s also a healthier option than most desserts which means you can enjoy more of it! The best part about this dish is that you only need four ingredients: apples, rhubarb, butter and sugar. Once these are combined together in your baking dish and baked until crispy on top, the whole family will love it! The end result is an amazing dessert that tastes like summer all year round. Give this recipe a try tonight – your family won’t regret it!
prep: 20 mins cook: 45 mins additional: 10 mins total: 75 mins Servings: 15 Yield: 1 9×13-inch crisp
2 tablespoons white sugar, or to taste (Optional)
¼ cup all-purpose flour
1 cup diced rhubarb
6 large apples, cored and diced
1 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon (Optional)
1 ¾ cups quick cooking oats
1 cup white sugar (Optional)
1 cup chilled butter, cut into pieces
1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon, or to taste (Optional)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Butter a 9×13-inch baking dish.
Mix apples, rhubarb, 1 cup white sugar, 1/4 cup flour, and 1 teaspoon cinnamon in a bowl until thoroughly combined; spread fruit mixture into bottom of prepared baking dish.
Mix quick oats, 1 1/2 cup flour, and brown sugar in a separate bowl; cut butter into the oats mixture until crumbly. Spread the oats mixture evenly over the fruit mixture. If desired, combine 2 tablespoons white sugar with 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon in a small bowl and sprinkle cinnamon sugar over the top of the crisp.
Bake in the preheated oven until the fruit is bubbling and thick and the topping is golden brown, about 45 minutes. Let cool 10 to 15 minutes; best served warm.
Per Serving: 358 calories; protein 3.2g; carbohydrates 59.2g; fat 13.2g; cholesterol 32.5mg; sodium 93.3mg.