Rhubarb Crisp

Published on
September 22, 2023
Rhubarb is either adored or abhorred. I fall into the first category, as this dessert has the perfect balance of a sweet -tart filling and a crunchy topping. Whether served with ice cream, whipped cream or yogurt, you cannot go wrong.
Rhubarb Crisp
Prep Time:
15 Minutes
Cook Time:
45 Minutes
Difficulty Level:

6 cups rhubarb, cut into 1/2 inch pieces

1 cup white sugar

1 tablespoon Apple Pie Spice

1 1/2 cups plus 3 tablespoons flour, divided

1 cup light brown sugar

1 cup oats

1 cup (2 sticks) butter, chilled, cut into cubes


1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

2. In a large bowl combine the rhubarb, granulated sugar, Apple Pie Spice and 3 tablespoons of flour. Toss to coat.

3. Place the fruit mixture in a greased pie dish or 8x8 baking dish.

4. Make the crumble- In the same mixing bowl combine brown sugar, the remaining 1 cup of flour and the oats. Add in the butter. Using your fingers work the butter into the flour mixture until it resembles peas.

5. Sprinkle the crumb mixture over the rhubarb. Bake on a cooking sheet with foil for 45 minutes or until bubbling. Cool on a wire rack.

Recipe Tip:
Do not use quick cook oats. If using unsalted butter, add in 1/2 teaspoon salt to the crumble mixture.
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