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Rhubarb Strawberry Crunch Recipe
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Rhubarb Strawberry Crunch Recipe

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Garden-fresh rhubarb takes a bow in this easy recipe from Barbara Foss. "It's wonderful with ice cream," suggests the Waukesha, Wisconsin cook.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 1 hour
MAKES:9 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 1 hour
MAKES: 9 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 4 cups sliced fresh or frozen rhubarb
  • 1 pint fresh strawberries, halved
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Vanilla ice cream, optional

Nutritional Facts

373 calories: 1 piece, 11g fat (6g saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 116mg sodium, 68g carbohydrate (49g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein .

Directions

  1. In a bowl, combine the first four ingredients; cut in butter until crumbly. Press half into an ungreased 9-in. square baking pan. Combine rhubarb and strawberries; spoon over crust.
  2. In a saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch. Stir in the water and vanilla; bring to a boil over medium heat. Cook and stir for 2 minutes. Pour over fruit. Sprinkle with remaining crumb mixture. Bake at 350° for 1 hour. Serve with ice cream if desired. Yield: 9 servings.
Originally published as Rhubarb Strawberry Crunch in Taste of Home April/May 1997, p67


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dawnrosanne
Reviewed Aug. 24, 2015

"A wonderful easy way to enjoy summer's bounty!"

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cbspencer
Reviewed Apr. 5, 2015

"Very flavorful"

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Maxjada
Reviewed Jul. 22, 2014

"Had this at my cousin's place, absolutely amazing. Perfect paring of an all time favorite, Strawberry and Rhubarb! Thank you taste of home."

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thecreativebaker
Reviewed May. 19, 2014

"This is a great recipe to make in the spring when the fresh rhubarb appears! We love the combination of rhubarb and strawberries together and this recipe is a great pairing of the two!! Served warm from the oven with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, it is such a delicious dessert!!! If I am serving more people, I increase ingredients to 1 1/2 times the amounts and put in a 9x13 in dish. As a TOH field editor, this is one of our families favorite springtime desserts!"

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Luomala
Reviewed Jun. 15, 2013

"Given free rhubarb and didn't know what to make. Thank you Taste of Home!"

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lillybow
Reviewed Jun. 3, 2012

"I love this recipe, but I messed up when I made it the first time. I didn't read the instructions closely and thought all the dry ingredients were for the topping. Well I liked it the way it turned out anyway, so what I do now is halve the crust/topping ingredients, forget about making a crust, put the fruit in the bottom of my dish, pour the sauce over and top with the crumb mixture. Easy and very tasty :)"

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jcjennie
Reviewed May. 21, 2012

"Made this yesterday & there's nothing left! Even our 10 year old daughter flipped over it! Super easy & delish!"

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lurky27
Reviewed May. 7, 2012

"This is amazing! No ice cream needed! Whole wheat flour works great.

~ Theresa"

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muffbear74
Reviewed Jun. 15, 2011

"This is delicious. I made it using Splenda brown and white sugars. Next time I will try using half whole wheat flour."

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eversbeaver
Reviewed Jun. 6, 2010

"Very delicious! Used fresh rhubarb from garden."

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