This favorite fruit dessert recipe is generous on the cherries--almost twice the amount of other crisps. Serve it warm from the oven with a scoop of ice cream.
1. Mix 1 cup cherries, sugar, water, cornstarch and nutmeg in saucepan. Heat over medium-high heat, stirring, until clear and thick, 8 to 10 minutes. In large bowl, stir thickened mixture into remaining cherries. Refrigerate, covered.Topping:
2. Mix flour, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt in large bowl. Using fingertips, rub butter into flour mixture until coarse crumbs form. Cover; refrigerate until ready to use.
3. To bake, heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease 2-quart baking dish. Spoon cherry mixture into dish. Stir oats into topping mixture. Sprinkle over filling.
4. Bake in 350 degrees F oven 45 to 50 minutes, until filling is bubbly and top is browned. Let dish cool on wire rack for 10 minutes. Serve with vanilla ice cream or whipped topping, if desired.