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Rhubarb Pie recipe, with Crumble Topping, as seen on Taste of Southern.

Rhubarb Pie with Crumble Topping

  • Author: Steve Gordon
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Yield: 6 - 8 Servings 1x
  • Category: Desserts
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American


Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe for making this delicious Rhubarb Pie. No Strawberries are included, and we use a Crumble Topping as opposed to a regular top crust. We’ll also share our review of the OXO Greensaver produce keepers, and the story behind making our pie. A printable recipe is also included.



Ingredients: Filling

  • 1 prepared Pie Crust, see our recipe
  • 4 cups Rhubarb, sliced
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 6 Tablespoons Flour
  • ½ teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • ½ teaspoon Salt
  • 3 Tablespoons Butter, melted.

Ingredients: Crumble Topping

  • ½ cup All Purpose Flour
  • ½ cup Light Brown Sugar, lightly packed
  • ¼ cup Old Fashioned Oats
  • ¼ teaspoon Nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt
  • 4 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter, cubed into small pieces


  1. Prepare pie crust in dish, place in refrigerator to chill until needed.
  2. Trim ends from rhubarb, rinse under cold water, slice into ½ inch slices.
  3. Place the sliced rhubarb in a large mixing bowl.
  4. Add sugar.
  5. Add flour.
  6. Add vanilla extract.
  7. Add salt.
  8. Toss all ingredients until rhubarb is well coated. Set aside.
  9. (Note: We’ll add the melted butter when we assemble the pie.)

Prepare the Crumb Topping

  1. Place ½ cup of flour in a medium mixing bowl.
  2. Add brown sugar.
  3. Add old fashioned oats.
  4. Add ground nutmeg.
  5. Add cinnamon.
  6. Add salt.
  7. Mix ingredients well to combine.
  8. Add the cubes of butter.
  9. Using two knives, cut the butter into the mixture until it’s coarse in texture.
  10. Set aside.

To assemble the pie:

  1. Mix 1 teaspoon Sugar and 1 teaspoon flour together, sprinkle in bottom of pie crust.
  2. Melt the 3 Tablespoons of butter from the filling, pour over rhubarb mixture, stir to combine.
  3. Spread the pie filling into the chilled pie crust.
  4. Sprinkle the crumble topping over the filling.
  5. Place pie on a baking sheet, in case of spills.
  6. Place pie, on middle rack, in a pre-heated 425 degree oven for 20 minutes.
  7. Shield the outer edges of the crust with strips of aluminum foil, or with a pie shield.
  8. Rotate pie, REDUCE HEAT to 350 degrees.
  9. Continue to bake pie for another 25-35 minutes, until lightly browned.
  10. If center is getting too brown, cover with a sheet of aluminum foil until the rhubarb is tender.
  11. Remove from oven, place on a wire rack, let cool to firm up.
  12. Enjoy!

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