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Old-Time Apple Crisp

 Old-Time Apple Crisp
Now young adults, our children say this dessert is "awesome" with ice cream. Everyone who takes a bite nods in agreement! Nostalgic, comforting, luscious, call it what you will, this is one of those simple, old-time treats that never goes out of style.
4-6 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.


  • 4 cups sliced peeled tart apples (about 3 medium)
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/3 cup cold butter
  • Vanilla ice cream, optional


  • Place apples in a greased 8-in. square baking dish. In a small bowl,
  • combine brown sugar, flour, oats, cinnamon and allspice; cut in
  • butter until crumbly. Sprinkle over apples.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 30-35 minutes or until apples are
  • tender. Serve warm with ice cream if desired. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 298 calories, 11 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 27 mg cholesterol, 114 mg sodium, 50 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein.