cake pan filled with bright red rhubarb dessert with a crumbled streusel topping surrounded by a multi-colored napkin and fresh rhubarb.
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Easy Rhubarb Dessert Recipe with Jello

Cherry Rhubarb Dessert is an easy family favorite. It sits on a delicious crust and is topped with a buttery crumble.
Prep Time 20 d
Cook Time 50 mins
Total Time 1 hr 2 mins
Servings 8
Author Julie Menghini



  • 1 tbsp sugar heaping
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 egg (large)
  • 1 tbsp milk you may need 1 more


  • 3 cups rhubarb sliced or chopped
  • 1 box Jello small box


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour

Store leftovers in the refrigerator.



    • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease an 8x8 pan with shortening or butter.
    • Mix the crust ingredients together and press into the bottom of the pan.
    • Pour rhubarb over the crust and then sprinkle the jello over the rhubarb.
    • In a separate bowl mix the topping ingredients together and then crumble it over the rhubarb later.
    • Bake for 45-50 minutes



    You can exchange strawberry jello for the cherry.


    Calories: 375kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 59mg | Sodium: 188mg | Potassium: 228mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 36g | Vitamin A: 520IU | Vitamin C: 3.6mg | Calcium: 77mg | Iron: 1.3mg
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