Two-Layered Apple Crisp Recipe

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Two-Layered Apple Crisp Recipe
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Two-Layered Apple Crisp Recipe

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I feel blessed to have the opportunity to bake this for the special ladies at the local homeless shelter. Try it with Honeycrisp apples, Golden Delicious or a blend of the two apple types. —Char Morse, Whitehall, Michigan
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 30 min. Bake: 45 min.
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 30 min. Bake: 45 min.

Ingredients

  • 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
  • FILLING:
  • 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

Directions

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. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Two-Layered Apple Crisp in Taste of Home December/January 2013, p107

Nutritional Facts

1 serving: 478 calories, 14g fat (8g saturated fat), 33mg cholesterol, 207mg sodium, 86g carbohydrate (53g sugars, 3g fiber), 5g protein.

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  • 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
  • FILLING:
  • 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
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 45-50 minutes or until golden brown and apples are tender. If desired, serve with toppings. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Two-Layered Apple Crisp in Taste of Home December/January 2013, p107

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Karly User ID: 9445222 285976
Reviewed Apr. 1, 2018

"Perfect"

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climbergirl User ID: 6556579 284429
Reviewed 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."

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NANAOF11 User ID: 802972 278483
Reviewed Nov. 28, 2017

"Made this for a new Thanksgiving desert and it was a big hit."

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Bugsli User ID: 6595771 261825
Reviewed 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."

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5986princessa User ID: 8661295 261762
Reviewed 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."

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GinaGrif User ID: 7483028 255766
Reviewed Oct. 22, 2016

"The crumb topping was very dry and everything was very sweet even though I used more apples."

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KristenFitz User ID: 8390010 255093
Reviewed Oct. 6, 2016

"This is going to become my go to crisp recipe!"

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sarahconnor User ID: 8858908 254262
Reviewed 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."

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Selune User ID: 1539952 139699
Reviewed 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. :)"

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jules1299 User ID: 1570102 198510
Reviewed 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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