CHOCOLATE CHERRY CRUNCH

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Chocolate Cherry Crunch will become one of your favorite recipes because it takes so little time to make.

Chocolate cherry crunch

If you have guests or family coming to visit throw this together, add some whipped cream on top or ice cream for a great dessert everyone will love.  You might also like to check out our other easy dessert recipes.

Chocolate cherry crunch is so easy to make!

1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup quick-cooking oats
1/2 cup 100% natural unsweetened cocoa
1/2 cup butter, or one stick, or 8 tablespoons, softened
1 (21 ounce) can cherry pie filling
1 teaspoon almond extract (could use vanilla extract)

In a large bowl whisk together the flour, brown sugar, oats and cocoa.  Cut the butter in pieces and cut into the flour mixture until resembles coarse crumbs.  Spray a 8 x 8 baking dish with cooking spray.  Press about 3/4 of the crumb mixture in the bottom of the baking dish.  Mix the almond extract into the cherry pie filling and spread filling over the crumbs.  Sprinkle last of the crumbs on top. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 30 to 35 minutes.  If some of the crumbs look dry on top when you remove from the oven just take the back of a spoon and mash them into the cherry mixture until they are wet.  Makes about 8 servings.

 

Chocolate Cherry Crunch
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
35 mins
Total Time
50 mins
 

This Chocolate Cherry Crunch is so easy to make! Perfect dessert for a gathering. 

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1/2 cup 100% natural unsweetened cocoa
  • 1/2 cup butter or one stick, or 8 tablespoons, softened
  • 1 21 ounce can cherry pie filling
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract could use vanilla extract
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl whisk together the flour, brown sugar, oats and cocoa. Cut the butter in pieces and cut into the flour mixture until resembles coarse crumbs. Spray a 8 x 8 baking dish with cooking spray. 

  2. Press about 3/4 of the crumb mixture in the bottom of the baking dish. Mix the almond extract into the cherry pie filling and spread filling over the crumbs. Sprinkle last of the crumbs on top.
  3. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 30 to 35 minutes. If some of the crumbs look dry on top when you remove from the oven just take the back of a spoon and mash them into the cherry mixture until they are wet. Makes about 8 servings.

 

Chocolate cherry crunch
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