Sweet Black Cherry Crisp

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Servings: 8 to 10
Prep Time: 30 min
Cook Time: 30 min
Difficulty: Easy

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1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup, plus 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
6 cups pitted frozen cherries, thawed
1 cup quick-cooking oats
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/4 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup sliced almonds





Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease a 13 by 9-inch baking pan.

In a large bowl, combine the sugar and 3 tablespoons flour. Add the cherries, tossing gently to coat. Spoon the mixture into the prepared pan.

In a medium bowl, combine the oats, brown sugar, and remaining 1/4 cup flour. Using a pastry blender, cut in the butter until the mixture is crumbly. Stir in the almonds. Sprinkle evenly over the cherry mixture. Bake until hot and bubbly and the topping is golden brown, about 30 minutes. Let stand for 15 minutes before serving.

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that sweet black cherry crisp sounds yummy would love to one day come cook with you ive been cooking sense I was 12 I watched my mother and she had me help her a lot ... with six kids in the family .... we cooked a lot ...of beans and mc n cheese. she handed me down her secret recipe her garlic cheese French bread. if you love garlic youll love it...

By Deborah Underwood on February 06, 2013


plan on trying the cherry crisp, looks good. I watch your show 2 times a day when I'm not working , love it whaen the boys are on. I had 4 boys and we had fun cooking also. take care and may God watch over you and yours.

By Phyllis Hackett on February 06, 2013


I am 86, and I love your cooking show and watch faithfully.You are so beautiful and bubbly and cook recipes I love, lots of butter, cream etc. just great food. I too have done my share of cooking in my day as a mother of 6 children, 3 girls, 3 boys and we all love our food. My late husband would have just loved your desserts as dessert was his favourite part of any meal.It makes me feel good too to watch someone like you who seems to just love life and your family too.I'll be watching you cook and learning too.As ever, Shelagh Cookson.

By Shelagh Cookson on July 07, 2012


We love you Paula...Keep up the good work for us. Do not let yourself get all upset about the Diabetes... I have it too....It's a struggle sometime. Especially if you are sick...but things will turn around for you & keep in touch with Dr OZ...He loves you too.... Blessings, stephanie....also a white headed woman...age 64 going on 21 hahahaha

By Stephanie on March 06, 2012


Can you use something else besides cherries - maybe apples or peaches?

By Gail Rickert on January 09, 2012


I saw this on the Food Network and it really looks good, so I am going to try this receipe for Thanksgiving. Will let you know how it turns out!!!

By David Hipple on November 16, 2011


Absolutely delicious! My whole extended family loved this dessert--not overly sweet and very simple to make.

By Elaine DeJonghe on May 27, 2011

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