Apple Oatmeal Crisp

Adapted from simplyrecipes.com

INGREDIENTS
2 medium apples, peeled, cored, and cut into chunks or slices
1-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 cup rolled oats
1/4 cup butter, at room temperature
1/4 cup almonds and/or walnuts, finely chopped

PREPARATION

  • Preheat oven to 375 °F. In a mixing bowl, toss to combine fruit, lemon juice, and vanilla, then place in a small baking dish.
  • Combine oats, brown sugar, and cinnamon in a bowl. Cut in butter with a fork or pastry blender until evenly distributed.
  • Cover fruit with the oat mixture, and sprinkle nuts on top.
  • Bake for 45 minutes or until apples are tender and topping looks crunchy. Note: if topping is browning too quickly, loosely cover baking dish with a piece of tin foil until apples are tender.
  • Serve hot with vanilla ice cream on the side (optional).

Serves 4. Prep time, 10 minutes; cook time, 45 minutes.

Cook’s note: This recipe can be doubled to accommodate more fruit, including pears if you have them on hand.

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