Classic Rhubarb Crisp

classic rhubarb crisp

This classic Rhubarb Crisp recipe is a delicious and easy way to enjoy the tangy flavor of rhubarb. With a sweet and crunchy oat topping, this dessert is perfect for any occasion, from a casual family dinner to a summer potluck. Serve it warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a truly irresistible treat that will delight everyone’s taste buds.

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Classic Rhubarb Crisp

Best dessert ever
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Servings 6
Author Jim


  • 4 cups chopped rhubarb
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter , melted
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt


  • Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  • In a large bowl, toss together the chopped rhubarb, sugar, flour, vanilla extract, and cinnamon until well combined.
  • Transfer the rhubarb mixture to a 9×13-inch baking dish.
  • In another bowl, whisk together the flour, rolled oats, brown sugar, melted butter, cinnamon, and salt until crumbly.
  • Sprinkle the topping over the rhubarb filling.
  • Bake the crisp for 35-40 minutes, or until the topping is golden brown and the filling is bubbling.
  • Remove from the oven and let cool for a few minutes before serving.
  • Serve warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, if desired.


Note: You can also customize the recipe by adding chopped strawberries or other fruits to the rhubarb filling, or by using nuts in the topping. Enjoy!

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