Microwave Cherry Crisp Recipe
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Microwave Cherry Crisp Recipe

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Microwave Cherry Crisp uses a time-saving method to produce a treat with old-fashioned flavor. It tastes just like the old-time crisp with half the fuss and mess. —Debra Morello, Edwards, California
Featured In: Top 10 Cherry Desserts
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 can (21 ounces) cherry pie filling
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • Vanilla ice cream, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 344 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 106mg sodium, 66g carbohydrate (51g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein.


  1. Spoon pie filling into a greased 9-in. pie plate. In a small bowl, mix the brown sugar, oats and flour; cut in butter until crumbly. Sprinkle over filling. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 7-9 minutes or until hot. If desired, serve warm with ice cream. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Microwave Cherry Crisp in Taste of Home December/January 1997, p11

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MY REVIEW User ID: 3735540 221715
Reviewed Mar. 1, 2015

"This is a very easy, tasty dessert. I decided to put it in the oven at 350 for 30 minutes or so, but that was the only change I made. Definitely need some vanilla ice cream- will make again!!"

veggiemama User ID: 4640590 217137
Reviewed Jan. 6, 2015

"Very easy and very good!"

joined_to_review User ID: 7457481 38119
Reviewed Oct. 24, 2013

"I registered on this site and made an account just to leave this review. This was HORRENDOUS. The taste was flat, the texture glutinous. If I could give negative stars, I would. I'll stick with the recipe I found on the allrecipes site."

lillybow User ID: 1141272 16424
Reviewed Aug. 12, 2012

"Little too sweet for my tastes but the children like it so I will make it again. :)"

CarlaMae User ID: 2861639 16423
Reviewed May. 14, 2010

"I love this recipe and have made it for years. It is so easy and tastes great."

jbug827 User ID: 1013132 12239
Reviewed Mar. 8, 2010

"This is one of my favorite "go-to" recipes. I always have the ingredients on hand and it makes a delicious last minute dessert. Goes together in no time at all and can be cooking while you're eating dinner. I've gotten several requests for the recipe. Definitely a keeper!"

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