QUICK CHERRY CRISP

Preparation Time

10 mins

Cooking Time

20 mins

Serves

3 to 4

Difficulty

Simple

Ingredients

  • 3-1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 4 cups frozen unsweetened pitted tart red cherries
  • 1 cup crumbled shortbread cookies
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans or almonds, toasted
  • Ice cream (optional)

Method

  • In a small bowl, combine sugar and cornstarch. In a large saucepan, sprinkle cornstarch mixture over cherries; stir to combine. Cook and stir over medium heat about 10 minutes or until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes more.
  • Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, thoroughly combine crumbled cookies, butter, and nuts
  • Divide cherry mixture among four dessert dishes. Sprinkle cookie mixture over cherry mixture. If desired, serve with ice cream.