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Cherry Almond Crisp

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Author Cathy Trochelman

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/2 c. sugar
  • 3 c. pitted tart cherries
  • 1 c. brown sugar
  • 1 c. flour
  • 1 c. whole raw almonds coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 c. butter melted
  • For whipped cream:
  • 1 c. whipping cream very cold
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. amaretto liqueur

Instructions

  1. In a medium saucepan combine cornstarch, sugar, cherries, and vanilla.
  2. Simmer 7-10 minutes until thickened.
  3. Pour into greased 8x8 inch square pan or deep 9 inch pie plate.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine brown sugar, flour, butter, and almonds.
  5. Sprinkle evenly over cherries in pan.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown.
  7. Prepare whipped cream by combining whipping cream and sugar in a chilled bowl.
  8. Beat with chilled beaters on medium speed, gradually adding in amaretto, until soft peaks form.