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Cherry Crisp topped with vanilla ice cream on a white plate.
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4.97 from 32 votes

Fast and Easy Cherry Crisp

Frozen cherries make this Fast and Easy Cherry Crisp a dessert that can be pulled together on a whim. A great last minute dessert choice!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 9
Calories: 405kcal


  • 36 ounces frozen dark cherries, no sugar added (thawed) (3 12-ounce bags)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup white sugar
  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour divided
  • ¾ cup old fashioned oats
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup sliced almonds divided
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup butter cut into 1-inch slices


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Lightly coat a 9- x 13-inch baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, toss cherries with lemon juice and vanilla. Add white sugar and ¼ cup flour and stir to combine. Pour into the prepared baking dish.
  • In a medium bowl, combine remaining 1 ¼ cups flour, oats, brown sugar, ¼ cup sliced almonds, and salt. Work in the butter with a pastry blender or fork until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle over the fruit. Sprinkle with remaining almonds.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 45 to 50 minutes, or until topping is golden brown.



Calories: 405kcal | Carbohydrates: 58g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 269mg | Potassium: 347mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 43g | Vitamin A: 545IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 1mg