cherry pecan crumble

a recipe by
Deb Lund
Rhinelander, WI

Did you ever find that you have ingredients and no recipe to fit the bill? Well this one is my creation for my husband's birthday today. And we both love it!! This is definitely a crumble for the cherry lovers in you family.

serves 16
prep time 30 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For cherry pecan crumble

  • 2 c
    graham crackers, crushed
  • 1 c
    pecans chopped
  • 10 Tbsp
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 can
    cherry pie filling 30 oz
  • 1/4 c
    cointreau liquer (gran marnier if you need a substitute)
  • 1/2 tsp
    sea salt
  • 1 c
    sweet frozen cherries (optional)

How To Make cherry pecan crumble

  • 1
    preheat oven to 350 Spray 9x13 pan with Crisco or butter and flour to coat.
  • 2
    Melt butter and add graham cracker crumbs, sugar, 1/2 cup of pecans. combine well. Remove 1 cup and set aside. Put the rest into greased pan.
  • 3
    Take a baggie, put your hand in it. Butter or oil the outside of the baggie and then using that as a glove press the graham cracker crust into the bottom of the pan. Be sure it covers the whole bottom. It will not be a thick crust.
  • 4
    Bake crust for 8 minutes
  • 5
    Add cherries to the Cointreau liquor and combine. If you like a lot of cherries you could add one cup of sweet frozen cherries cut in halves. This is optional.
  • 6
    When the crust is done. Pour the cherries onto the crust.
  • 7
    Sprinkle the remaining 1 cup of graham cracker mixture evenly over the top of the cherries.
  • 8
    Then sprinkle the pecans evenly over the top.
  • 9
    Then sprinkle 1/2 teaspoon coarse sea salt evenly over the top
  • 10
    Bake at 350 for 30 minutes. There should be bubbling all around the sides.
  • 11
    You can eat this warm with ice cream or wait for it to cool