Zucchini Apple Crisp Recipe

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I was delightfully surprised to find that a squash could taste identical to a fruit. What's more, this crisp is delicious!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 50 min.
MAKES:12-16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 50 min.
MAKES: 12-16 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 cups sliced zucchini (cut like apple slices)
  • 3/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • TOPPING:
  • 1-1/3 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 2/3 cup butter, softened
  • Whipped cream or ice cream, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 219 calories, 8 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 87 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Directions

  1. Place zucchini and lemon juice in a large saucepan. Cover and cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until zucchini is tender, about 15 minutes. Add nutmeg, sugar and cinnamon; blend until sugar dissolves. Remove from the heat. Pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan.
  2. For topping, combine brown sugar, flour, oats and butter until crumbly. Sprinkle over zucchini. Bake at 375° for 50 minutes or until topping is golden brown. Serve warm with whipped cream or ice cream if desired. Yield: 12-16 servings.
Originally published as Zucchini Apple Crisp in Grandma's Great Desserts Cookbook 1992, p43

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 219 calories, 8 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 87 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein.

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Reviewed Aug. 11, 2014

This is so good. everyone's reviews are correct, you would never know its not made with apples. I added a bit of maple and almond extract to mine, it turned out fantastic. absolutely will make again. I also halved the recipe and turned out great.

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Reviewed Aug. 11, 2013

This was fantastic!! My family loved it. You would never know it was made with zucchini & not apples!! Fooled everyone!!

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Reviewed Aug. 10, 2013

Excellent recipe!

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Reviewed Jun. 9, 2013

this really does taste like apple crisp. I took it in to work and they asked me how i made it taste like apples

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Reviewed Aug. 16, 2011

I had tasted this recipe before, but when my cousin came we made it. She couldn't believe how much like apples it tasted--she made such a big deal about it that we had to tell my husband it wasn't apples. :)

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