Two-Layered Apple Crisp
Total TimePrep: 30 min. Bake: 45 min.
- 3/4 cup butter, softened
- 1-1/2 cups packed brown sugar
- 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 cups old-fashioned oats
- 1 cup sugar
- 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 3 large Honeycrisp or Golden Delicious apples, peeled and sliced (about 6 cups)
- 3 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1 tablespoon butter
- Optional toppings: vanilla ice cream, caramel sundae syrup and salted pecans
- In a large bowl, beat the butter, brown sugar, cinnamon and salt until crumbly. Add flour and oats; mix well. Press 3 cups oat mixture into the bottom of a greased 13x9-in. baking dish.
- In another bowl, mix the first five filling ingredients. Add apples and vanilla; toss to combine. Spoon over oat layer. Dot with butter; sprinkle with remaining oat mixture.
- Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 45-50 minutes or until golden brown and apples are tender. If desired, serve with toppings.
Nutrition Facts1 serving: 478 calories, 14g fat (8g saturated fat), 33mg cholesterol, 207mg sodium, 86g carbohydrate (53g sugars, 3g fiber), 5g protein.
Apr 1, 2018
Feb 28, 2018
Quite good. I cut the white sugar by half, and it was a good level of sweetness. I will definitely up the cinnamon next time and possibly the nutmeg as well. I also left the skins on the apples. There's really no point to removing them unless you specifically don't like apple skins.
Nov 28, 2017
Made this for a new Thanksgiving desert and it was a big hit.
Feb 26, 2017
Good ... however I too found the crumb topping dry and even though I used one more additional apple the apple filling was more chewy than tender crisp like a pie filling. That said I baked this at 4400' elevation and feel that could very well make a difference. Perhaps add more fluid to the apples, more butter to the crumb mixture; use corn starch instead of flour in the apple mixture; reduce the sugar slightly and decrease baking time. All things you do for bread baking at higher elevation?? Will have to try at sea level.
Feb 25, 2017
The flavour was good but mine also came out quite dry. Next time I would increase the butter to 1 cup. I think that will alleviate the dryness somewhat.
Oct 22, 2016
The crumb topping was very dry and everything was very sweet even though I used more apples.
Oct 6, 2016
This is going to become my go to crisp recipe!
Sep 18, 2016
This was delicious. I followed the recipe very closely. I used Five rather than three apples. I quartered and cored them, and I sliced them VERY THINLY with my pampered chefs slicer. Baked it at 45 mins. The center was chewy and the crumb layer very good.. The family enjoyed it.. I will make it again. The chewy center went nicely with the topping, I also sliced ice cold butter to "dot" the apples before putting crumbs on top.
Aug 31, 2014
I'm not sure why some reviewer said it was dry; this was nice and moist with a crisp topping. If anything, I think I will add more apples next time, because I thought the sugar was overpowering, but everyone else who ate it loved it as is. Will make again. :)
Feb 25, 2013
If you can't make apple pie, try this recipe, it's quick and easy and tastes like the best apple pie you ever tried.
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