Slow-Cooker Cherry Grunt
With a name as unfortunate as “grunt,” it’s a good thing this old-fashioned dessert of stewed fruit with a steamed biscuit topping tastes so fabulous. Now, if we could just get it to work in the slow cooker...
Why This Recipe Works
Warm cherry filling and tender dumplings are a winning combination, especially in this summertime staple. To avoid runny filling, we microwave the cherries with flour and sugar, jumpstarting the thickening process. Positioning the dumplings around the perimeter of the slow cooker proved essential to them cooking through. Finally, almond extract in the filling and a sprinkling of cinnamon-sugar on top round out the flavor.
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