Rhubarb Crescent Crunch
Crust and Filling
- 3 tablespoons tapioca or 2 tablespoons cornstarch
- 1 egg, beaten
- 8 ounces refrigerated crescent rolls
- 3 cups chopped fresh or frozen rhubarb, thawed and well drained
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 1/2 to 1 cup chopped nuts
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 1/3 cup flour
- 1 small box instant vanilla pudding and pie filling
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 6 tablespoons butter
- Heat oven to 375 degrees F.
- Soften tapioca in beaten egg for 5 minutes.
- Separate crescent dough into two large rectangles. Place in ungreased 13 x 9-inch pan. Press dough to cover bottom, sealing perforations.
- Combine egg mixture, rhubarb and sugar; mix well. Spoon rhubarb mixture over dough.
- Combine topping ingredients, mix until crumbly. Sprinkle over rhubarb mixture.
- Bake for 35 to 40 minutes until golden brown.
- Serve warm or cool with whipped cream or ice cream.
Yield: 12 servings