Plum Oatmeal Crisp
Yields1 ServingPrep Time20 minsCook Time40 minsTotal Time1 hr
1/2 cup plus 1 Tablespoon all-purpose flour
1 cup plus 2 Tablespoons packed light-brown sugar
1/2 cup old-fashioned rolled oats (not quick-cooking)
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup (1 stick) cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
2-1/2 pounds ripe plums (about 8) cut into 1-inch pieces
(Whipped cream or ice cream for topping, if desired)
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
In a medium bowl, stir together 1/2 cup flour, 1 cup sugar, oats, and salt.
Using a pastry blender or two knives, cut in butter until coarse crumbs form.
In a shallow 2-quart baking dish, toss plums with remaining 2 tablespoons sugar and 1 tablespoon flour; sprinkle with oat topping.
Place dish on a rimmed baking sheet.
Bake until topping is golden brown, 40 to 45 minutes.
Let cool 20 minutes before serving.
Serving Size Serves 6