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Sweet Cherry Crisp

Julia Ann
Sweet fresh or frozen bing cherries makes a Cherry Crisp to enjoy after dinner.
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 6 servings


  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh grated nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest
  • 24 ounces of thawed pitted bing or sweet cherries
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 3/4 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1/3 cup light brown sugar firmly packed
  • 3 tablespoons cold unsalted butter cut up


  • Preheat oven to 400 F.
  • Use a 9-inch square baking dish or 9-inch deep pie plate.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon, nutmeg, pepper, 1/4 teaspoon salt and lemon zest.
  • Add cherries and lemon juice, stir to just coat.
  • Pour into the baking dish.
  • In a medium bowl, mix together 1/4 teaspoon salt, oats, flour and brown sugar.
  • Using a pastry blender or two knives, cut the butter into the mixture until it resembles coarse crumbs.
  • Sprinkle the crumbs over the fruit.
  • Bake 25 minutes or until fruit is bubbling hot and the topping is browned and crisp.


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