Cherry Crisp
Author: Nikki
This Cherry Crisp is sweet, juicy and the perfect blend of textures. The crumb topping provides a crisp and buttery flavor to pair with the cherry base. It tastes delightful while its warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream melting on top.
  • 5 cups pitted cherries
  • 1¼ cups sugar
  • 4 Tablespoons cornstarch
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon almond extract
  • ½ cup oats
  • ⅓ cup flour
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 4 Tablespoons cold butter
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. In large sauce pan combine sugar, cornstarch, and salt and whisk together.
  3. Add cherries and stir to coat with sugar mixture.
  4. Turn heat to medium and stir constantly until mixture comes to a boil.
  5. Cook for 5 to six minutes until cherry mixture thickens.
  6. Remove from heat and stir in almond extract.
  7. Pour cherry filling into a pie pan or a cast iron skillet.
  8. Sprinkle streusel topping over the top and bake for 35 to 45 minutes, or until streusel is golden brown.
  1. In a small mixing bowl, mix the flour, oats, salt and brown sugar together. Cut the butter in with a pastry whisk or a fork.
  2. Sprinkle streusel over cherry filling and bake for about 35 to 40 minutes at 375 degrees F.
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