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Applescotch Crisp Recipe

Applescotch Crisp Recipe

Meet the Cook: Just as soon as the first crop of apples is off the trees, I fix this crisp. Thanks to the butterscotch pudding, it's moist and sweet. It's popular at potlucks, and it's a nice snack. In fact, I'm reluctant to make it in the evening - I'm afraid someone will sneak down to the refrigerator at midnight and claim it! My husband and I have four children, ranging in age from 21 to 8. -Elaine Nicholl, Nottingham, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 45 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 4 cups sliced peeled tart apples
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup plus 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1 package (3-1/2 ounces) cook-and-serve butterscotch pudding mix
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • Ice cream, optional


  • 1. Place the apples in an ungreased 11x7-in. baking dish. In a large bowl, whisk the brown sugar, 1 tablespoon flour, water and milk. Pour over apples.
  • 2. In another bowl, combine oats, pudding mix, sugar, cinnamon, salt and the remaining flour. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle over apples.
  • 3. Bake at 350° for 45-50 minutes or until topping is golden brown and fruit is tender. Serve with ice cream if desired. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 317 calories, 12g fat (7g saturated fat), 32mg cholesterol, 335mg sodium, 52g carbohydrate (36g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.

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goodelli User ID: 1478079 51644
Reviewed Oct. 24, 2011

"This was a quick and easy recipe, however I found the topping to be a bit bland and I did not taste the butterscotch. I will try it again with less flour in the topping, and I will mix about a teaspoon of cinnamon in the brown sugar/milk/water mixture."

Lori Snider User ID: 1054152 70610
Reviewed May. 1, 2011

"I've made this for years in a pie shell. It's always a delicious hit! Occasionally I'll add some pecan pieces to the topping. Yum!"

leahdp1 User ID: 3605405 203043
Reviewed Aug. 21, 2010

"This is the best apple crisp ever it is requested very often"

ARoach2 User ID: 3069612 52585
Reviewed Apr. 14, 2009

"This is a great recipe. I've been making it since 1974. I discovered it on a can of Del Monte peaches. The only difference is the liquid. My recipe uses 3/4 cup reserved juices instead of milk and water for the filling."

skarupa User ID: 1418194 32581
Reviewed Aug. 8, 2008

"this sound's great I will suely try it. thank's.

sandy skarupa from Troy Ohio"

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