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Daughter's Apple Crisp Recipe

Daughter's Apple Crisp Recipe

My mom’s apple crisp is the best in all of Texas, honest! I tweaked it slightly, though, and now I spend less time in the kitchen and more time catching up with my spry 92-year-young mother. —Joan Hallford, North Richland Hills, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min. YIELD:9 servings


  • 2 cans (21 ounces each) apple pie filling
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • Vanilla ice cream, optional


  • 1. Place pie filling in an 11x7-in. baking dish; dot with butter. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder and nutmeg in a large bowl. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in egg just until moistened; sprinkle over filling.
  • 2. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 40-45 minutes or until topping is golden brown and filling is bubbly. Serve warm, with ice cream if desired. Yield: 9 servings.