Gluten-Free Cherry Oat Crisp

This gluten-free cherry-oat crisp with its buttery-rich crust, sweet fruit filling, and crumbly topping resembles a crumble-topped pie. Do not use cherry pie filling for this recipe, however frozen or canned and drained cherries would be fine.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 50 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1¼ cup brown rice flour, divided
  • ¼ tsp. sea salt
  • ½ cup packed brown sugar, divided
  • 13 Tbsp. softened butter, divided
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup cornstarch
  • 1 cup cherry juice blend
  • 4 cups pitted fresh cherries
  • 1½ cups gluten-free rolled oats

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a medium baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  • In a medium bowl, mix together 1 cup brown rice flour, salt, and ¼ cup brown sugar. Cut in 8 tablespoons butter with a pastry blender until mixture is crumbly. Press crust mixture into the bottom of the baking dish. Bake for 15 minutes and remove from oven.
  • In a small saucepan over high heat, whisk together granulated sugar, cornstarch, and juice and cook, stirring constantly, until boiling. Boil for 1 minute. The mixture will turn translucent and thicken. Off heat, stir in cherries and pour over the baked crust.
  • In another small bowl, whisk together oats, ¼ cup brown sugar, and ¼ cup brown rice flour. Add 5 tablespoons butter and mix with your hands until crumbly. Sprinkle the topping evenly over the cherry filling.
  • Place baking dish on a baking sheet. Bake for 25 minutes, or until crispy topping is golden-brown and cherry filling is bubbling around the edges.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1¼ cup brown rice flour, divided
  • ¼ tsp. sea salt
  • ½ cup packed brown sugar, divided
  • 13 Tbsp. softened butter, divided
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup cornstarch
  • 1 cup cherry juice blend
  • 4 cups pitted fresh cherries
  • 1½ cups gluten-free rolled oats

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a medium baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  • In a medium bowl, mix together 1 cup brown rice flour, salt, and ¼ cup brown sugar. Cut in 8 tablespoons butter with a pastry blender until mixture is crumbly. Press crust mixture into the bottom of the baking dish. Bake for 15 minutes and remove from oven.
  • In a small saucepan over high heat, whisk together granulated sugar, cornstarch, and juice and cook, stirring constantly, until boiling. Boil for 1 minute. The mixture will turn translucent and thicken. Off heat, stir in cherries and pour over the baked crust.
  • In another small bowl, whisk together oats, ¼ cup brown sugar, and ¼ cup brown rice flour. Add 5 tablespoons butter and mix with your hands until crumbly. Sprinkle the topping evenly over the cherry filling.
  • Place baking dish on a baking sheet. Bake for 25 minutes, or until crispy topping is golden-brown and cherry filling is bubbling around the edges.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories720
Total Fat20g
Saturated Fat12g
Cholesterol50mg
Sodium250mg
Total Carbohydrate133g
Dietary Fiber5g
Sugars86g
Protein6g