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Rhubarb Crisp with Macadamia Nuts

Baked rhubarb topped with a brown sugar and macadamia nuts.
5 from 7 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American, British
Servings 8 servings
Calories 365 kcal


  • Mixing Bowl
  • Food processor
  • 8 x 8 baking dish


Rhubarb Filling

  • pounds rhubarb cut into ½ slices
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup brown sugar packed
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp salt

Crisp Topping

  • ¾ cup brown sugar packed
  • ¾ cup rolled oats
  • 6 tbsp butter unsalted
  • 5 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp cardamom
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ½ cup macadamia nuts chopped


  • Preheat the oven to 375°F, 190°C, or gas mark 5.
  • In a mixing bowl combine all of the filling ingredients until the rhubarb is evenly coated with the sugar and spices and set aside.
  • In the food processor add all of the crisp topping ingredients and pulse until the butter is pea sized.
  • In an 8x8 baking dish add the rhubarb mixture and top with the crisp topping. Bake for 30 minutes or until the topping is golden brown and the rhubarb is soft.


Substitute walnuts or pecans for the macadamia nuts if preferred. 
Will last for 3-4 days in the refrigerator stored in an air tight container. 
Can be frozen for up to 3 weeks. 


Serving: 1servingCalories: 365kcalCarbohydrates: 56gProtein: 4gFat: 16gSaturated Fat: 7gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0.3gCholesterol: 23mgSodium: 55mgPotassium: 515mgFiber: 4gSugar: 41gVitamin A: 408IUVitamin C: 12mgCalcium: 163mgIron: 1mg
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Keyword Crisp, Macadamia Nut, Rhubarb
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