Rhubarb Mandarin Crisp
Total TimePrep: 20 min. + standing Bake: 40 min.
- 6 cups chopped fresh or frozen rhubarb
- 1-1/2 cups sugar
- 5 tablespoons quick-cooking tapioca
- 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 1 cup quick-cooking oats
- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup cold butter, cubed
- Ice cream, optional
- In a large bowl, toss the rhubarb, sugar and tapioca; let stand for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Pour into a greased 13x9-in. baking pan. Top with the oranges.
- In a large bowl, combine the brown sugar, oats, flour and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs; sprinkle evenly over oranges.
- Bake at 350° for 40 minutes or until top is golden brown. Serve with ice cream if desired.
Editor's NoteIf using frozen rhubarb, measure rhubarb while still frozen, then thaw completely. Drain in a colander, but do not press liquid out.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 323 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 187mg sodium, 62g carbohydrate (48g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.
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May 18, 2018
Tastes wonderful, but probably not good for my waistline. I make it again.
Jun 11, 2017
This is one of the best rhubarb recipes I've ever made or eaten. Suggestion was made to double the mandarin oranges but I didn't have another can. I did however have some snack cans of diced peaches so I drained 2 and added them amongst the oranges. The sweetness of the mandarins and peaches offset the tartness of the rhubarb. Delicious ! Took it to a meeting and watched people take seconds. Served it with real whipped cream in a can. Easy to make is a bonus.
Apr 25, 2017
Add tsp pumpkin pie spice, or cinnamon & ground cloves, to step #1.
Aug 23, 2016
Delicious! Our neighbor had a bumper crop of rhubarb this year so had to try this. I subbed 1# of sliced strawberries in place of the mandarin oranges and it was wonderful.
Aug 10, 2016
Apr 13, 2015
Thank you so much! Looks delicious and I can't believe I have not seen this recipe sooner. Sounds good with rhubarb, mandarin and strawberries...possibly peaches later in the season. I'm jumping way ahead here. Still a chilly April for us. Please forgive me for rating before I try it...
Oct 3, 2010
I make this yummy dessert several times during rhubarb season. It's always a hit with the rhubarb crowd when I take it to a potluck. I usually double the amount of mandarin oranges. It's also delicious with strawberries or thinly sliced apples instead of the oranges.