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Fruit Pie Crumb Topping Recipe

My mother always sprinkled on this wonderful crumb topping to dress up her two-crust fruit pies. The topping not only looks pretty, it provides a crisp contrast to the soft fruit filling. I used it to top pies for my daughter's wedding reception.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min. YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup cold butter, cubed
  • Dash ground cinnamon, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine flour and sugar. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle over fruit pies. Sprinkle with cinnamon if desired. Yield: 1 cup (topping for 2 pies).

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 69 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 39 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.