¼ cup flour


2 tablespoons sugar

2 tablespoons cold butter or margarine

1½ cups Honey Bunches of Oats with Almonds Cereal, lightly crushed*

1 pound (3 cups) Bing cherries, pitted

½ cup sugar

½ cup water

1 tablespoon quick-cooking tapioca

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine flour and 2 tablespoons sugar in large bowl. Cut in butter with pastry blender or two forks until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in cereal; set aside.

Combine ½ cup sugar, the water and tapioca in large saucepan. Bring to full boil on medium heat, stirring constantly. Add cherries; cook 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Pour into 8- or 9-inch square baking dish. Sprinkle with the cereal mixture. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until fruit mixture is hot and bubbly. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. Cover and store any leftover dessert in refrigerator.

*Recipe tips and suggestions: may substitute with Honey Bunches of Oats with Cinnamon Clusters.


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