Rhubarb Crisp

Rhubarb Crisp

Serves 6
Cook time 40 minutes
Meal type Dessert
Misc Serve Cold, Serve Hot
A delicious rhubarb crisp made with fresh seasonal rhubarb and an oat crumb topping. Serve this dessert with a dollop of whipped cream, or a scoop of ice cream.


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


Step 1
Heat oven to 375 degrees. Butter an 8 inch square baking dish. Arrange diced rhubarb in the prepared baking pan. Toss rhubarb with the orange juice and cornstarch mixture, then sprinkle with 1 cup sugar and the cinnamon, dot with the 1 tablespoon of cut up butter.
Step 2
Combine melted butter with the brown sugar. Sift together the flour, salt, and baking soda; mix with oats. Combine the flour oat mixture with the brown sugar and melted butter mixture until well blended.
Step 3
With hands, spread the crumb mixture over rhubarb. Bake for 40 minutes. Enjoy!
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