Monday, November 17, 2014

Quick and Easy Apple Crisp

The smell of autumn filled my home today while baking this Quick and Easy Apple Crisp with a wonderful oatmeal streusel topping...

This is easily my favorite apple crisp recipe I've made to date.  The tartness of the apples combined with the crunchy sweet oatmeal streusel topping is perfect.  If you are looking for a great apple crisp recipe, look no further.  

The original recipe calls for a mixture of Granny Smith and Golden Delicious apples.  I have tried different apples in the past, but Granny Smith are the ones I like best, so I decided to use all Granny Smith for this crisp.  

This apple crisp is super simple to make and simply divine.  The only thing I would change about this recipe...I would double it.  It's that good. 

Quick and Easy Apple Crisp

Adapted from CHOW
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  • 6 Granny Smith Apples, medium size, peeled, cored and sliced (1/4" thick slices)
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • dash or two of nutmeg (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp salt (divided) 
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter - cold and cut into small pieces
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar (packed)
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats (uncooked)
  • extra butter to lightly coat baking dish
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.  Using butter, lightly coat an 8x8 baking dish (or similar size baking dish).   

Prepare apples (peeled, cored and sliced) and place them in a large bowl.  Add cinnamon, sugar, nutmeg and 1/4 teaspoon salt and toss apples until they are evenly coated.  Pour apples in prepared baking dish, set aside.  Next, using the same bowl, mix brown sugar, flour, 1/4 teaspoon salt and oats and mix well.   Now add the butter.  Using your fingers, blend the butter and oat mixture until small clumps form - this may take a couple of minutes.  Once oat mixture is ready, top it evenly over apples.  Place in oven on middle rack,  bake for 50 minutes or until apples reach desired tender texture and the streusel topping is crunchy.  When ready, remove from oven, serve warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top. Enjoy! 

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Lee Ann said...

Wow! This looks delicious! Thank you!
Lee Ann

Mel@Mellywood's Mansion said...

It's hot here today Mary but I think next cool day I am making this.

nmr06212 said...

I was using my phone the first time I made this yesterday and I accidentally used 4 tsps of salt instead of 1/4 tsp ackk!! I read it wrong, the "1/" was on one line and the "4" was on the next sentences line (should have redirected to the ingredient list, my bad). But it's in the oven again tonight as a redo and I bet it will be ah-maz-ing! SImple ingredients I had on hand without being fussy.