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Caramel Apple Crisp Dessert Recipe

Caramel Apple Crisp Dessert Recipe

This typical New England dessert is one of my most requested recipes. Although it makes a fairly big batch, it doesn't take long for it to get gobbled up.—Janet Siciak, Bernardston, Massachusetts
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 45 min. YIELD:16-20 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 40 caramels, quartered
  • 9 cups sliced peeled tart apples
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • TOPPING:
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons cold butter
  • 2/3 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, combine the flour, sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg; add caramels and stir to coat.
  • 2. In another bowl, toss apples with orange juice. Add caramel mixture and mix. Spread into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish.
  • 3. For topping, combine sugar and flour in a small bowl; cut in butter until crumbly. Add oats and walnuts; sprinkle over apples. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 45-50 minutes or until apples are tender. Yield: 16-20 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 209 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 6 mg cholesterol, 67 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein.