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Cherry-Blackberry Crisp Recipe

Cherry-Blackberry Crisp Recipe

I've used mulberries instead of blackberries in this old family recipe. Whichever you choose, it's a mouthwatering treat. —Wanda Allensworth, Webster City, Iowa
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + standing Bake: 55 min. YIELD:15 servings


  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons quick-cooking tapioca
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 4 cups frozen pitted tart cherries, thawed
  • 2 cups frozen unsweetened blackberries, thawed
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • Dash salt
  • 2/3 cup cold butter
  • 1-1/2 cups finely chopped walnuts
  • Whipped cream


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the brown sugar, tapioca, extract and cinnamon. Gently stir in cherries and blackberries. Allow to stand for 10 minutes. Pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish.
  • 2. In another bowl, combine the flour, sugar and salt. Cut in butter until crumbly. Add walnuts; sprinkle over fruit. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 55-60 minutes or until topping is golden brown and filling is bubbly. Serve warm with whipped cream. Yield: 15 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece (calculated without whipped cream) equals 371 calories, 17 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 23 mg cholesterol, 77 mg sodium, 53 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 4 g protein.