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Rhubarb-Cherry Crunch

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Serves 12
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When spring arrives and rhubarb starts popping up, it’s time to try this easy recipe for Rhubarb-Cherry Crunch. Though rhubarb and strawberries are a classic combination, we think cherries will pleasantly surprise your taste buds.


1 cup quick cooking oats
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
pinch of salt

Grease a 13x9-inch baking pan.
In a bowl, combine all ingredients and press half of the mixture on the bottom of prepared pan.


4 cups diced fresh rhubarb
1 cup sugar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 teaspoon almond extract
1 can cherry pie filling
1/2 cup chopped nuts

Preheat oven to 350°F.
Spread diced rhubarb on top of crust. 
In a pan, combine sugar, cornstarch, and 1 cup of water. Boil until thick. Stir in almond extract and pie filling. 
Spoon cherry mixture over rhubarb. Sprinkle with remaining crust mixture and nuts. Bake for 45 minutes.
Serve warm with whipped cream or ice cream.

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