Rhubarb Crisp Squares

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“This recipe was given to me by a coworker who highly recommends it. I haven't tried it myself ast yet. It comes from "500 Best Cookies, Bars & Squares. Note: If you find that the squares are a little watery, place them in the refrigerator. They should firm up nicely.”
1hr 10mins
16 squares

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Grease an 8" square cake.
  3. Filling:
  4. Combine rhubarb, sugar, cornstarch and zest in a saucepan.
  5. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, for 5 minutes or until mixture has thickened.
  6. Set aside and allow to cool.
  7. Base:
  8. Mix together flour, sugar, pecans, cinnamon and salt.
  9. Cut in butter until mixture resembles course crumbs using a pastry blender, 2 knives or your fingers.
  10. Set aside 1 cup.
  11. Press remainder evenly in greased cake pan.
  12. Spread filling evenly over base and sprinkle.
  13. reserved flour mixture evenly over top.
  14. Bake in preheated oven or 35 to 40 minutes or until golden brown.
  15. Place pan on a rack to cool.
  16. After completely cooled, cut into squares.

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