While you're focused on every other dish for the backyard barbecue, let the slow cooker make cherry cobbler for a crowd. With frozen fruit, this easy slow-cooker dessert can be made and enjoyed any time of year.
Nutrition per serving may change if servings are adjusted.
10 cups frozen pitted dark sweet cherries (about 48 oz.), thawed and well drained
½ cup granulated sugar
¼ cup cornstarch
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 cup granola
¼ cup white whole-wheat flour
¼ cup unsalted butter, softened
1 tablespoon light brown sugar
¼ teaspoon kosher salt
To prepare filling: Coat a 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Combine cherries, granulated sugar and cornstarch in a large bowl; toss until well coated. Transfer to the prepared slow cooker. Cover and cook on High for 1 hour.
Meanwhile, prepare topping: Combine granola, flour, butter, brown sugar and salt in a large bowl; set aside.
After 1 hour of cooking, stir lemon juice into the cherry mixture. Evenly distribute the granola mixture on top. Cover and cook for 1 hour. Adjust the lid to partially cover; cook for 30 minutes more. Serve warm.
321 calories;9 g fat(4 g sat); 6 g fiber; 56 g carbohydrates; 4 g protein; 14 mcg folate; 15 mg cholesterol; 40 g sugars; 16 g added sugars; 431 IU vitamin A; 3 mg vitamin C; 14 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 65 mg sodium; 443 mg potassium
Carbohydrate Servings: 3½
Exchanges: 2 fat, 2 fruit, 1 other carbohydrate, 1 starch