Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  284
  • Protein  2 g
  • Carbohydrates  53 g
  • Fat  7 g
  • Cholesterol  16 mg
  • Sodium  23 mg
  • Potassium  139 mg
  • Phosphorus  28 mg
  • Calcium  33 mg
  • Fiber  1.0 g

Traverse City Cherry Crisp

A DaVita dietitian from Michigan shares her yummy and kidney-friendly recipe for Traverse City Cherry Crisp.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Shelli from Michigan.

Portions: 6     Serving size: 1/2 cup


    • 20 ounces canned cherry pie filling
    • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
    • 1/2 cup all-purpose white flour
    • 1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
    • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
    • 6 tablespoons whipped topping


  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. Pour cherry pie filling into an ungreased 8” x 8” x 2” baking pan. Stir in almond extract.
  3. In a medium mixing bowl, combine flour, brown sugar (or Splenda® brown sugar blend) and cinnamon; mix well.  Add butter; stir with a fork until mixture is crumbly. Sprinkle mixture over pie filling.
  4. Bake for 25 minutes, or until golden brown on top and filling is bubbly.
  5. Serve warm or at room temperature. If desired, top with whipped topping.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

    • 1 fruit, low potassium
    • 2 high calorie
    • 1-1/2 fat

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • If you have diabetes, you can reduce carbohydrate to 34 grams by substituting lite pie filling and 1/4 cup Splenda brown sugar blend instead of 1/2 cup brown sugar. Count as 2 carb choices. Alternatively you could cut the portion to 1/4 cup.
  • Comstock® brand pie filling is available in regular and lite, reduced calorie.

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Traverse City Cherry Crisp



This is delicious and so easy to make. I have made it with different fruit fillings and everyone loves it.

Jun. 13, 2009, 1:16 PM - Inappropriate review?

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