Grandma Ethel's Rhubarb Crisp


Rhubarb is defined as 'the nectar of the gods,' well at least for our family. Long winters are tamed by beautiful springs, and there's no better or more welcome gift from Mother Nature than rhubarb. This is a family favorite and I hope you enjoy it as much as we do.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
8 servings



  • 4 cups sliced rhubarb

  • 1 ⅓ cups white sugar

  • cup all-purpose flour


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • ½ cup firmly packed brown sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9-inch square baking dish.

  2. Stir rhubarb, white sugar, and 2/3 flour together in a bowl; pour into prepared baking dish.

  3. Mix 1 cup flour, butter, and brown sugar together in a bowl until mixture is crumbly; sprinkle over rhubarb mixture.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown and bubbling, about 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

391 Calories
12g Fat
70g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 391
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 7g 37%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 89mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 70g 25%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 47g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 5mg 25%
Calcium 72mg 6%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 226mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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