Yield: 9, 1 piece (1/9 of crisp) per serving
- 5 medium apples
- ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1½ cups quick oats
- ½cup all-purpose flour, divided
- ¾ cup light brown sugar, packed and divided
- ½ stick (2 ounces) cold, unsalted butter
- ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 9-inch square baking dish
- Preheat oven to 350°F.
- Rinse and cut apples in half, lengthwise. Remove any stems and cut out center core of apple that contains the seeds. Do not peel.
- Place apples cut side down and then use a sharp knife to cut apples into 1⁄8-inch slices.
- Combine sliced apples, cinnamon, 1⁄4 cup of the brown sugar, 1 Tablespoon of flour, and nutmeg, if using, in a large mixing bowl, and mix well.
- Spray baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
- Pour apple mixture into baking dish and spread evenly.
- Dice the butter into smaller cubes, using a sharp knife. Combine oats, remaining flour and brown sugar and butter in a medium mixing bowl and mix with hands until crumbly.
- Spread oat and flour mixture over apple mixture and bake uncovered on middle rack of oven for 40 minutes or until top is lightly browned or bubbly.
- Let sit for 15–20 minutes before serving
Notes: Use any apples you like, or try a variety of apples for different textures and flavors. Top with low-fat vanilla frozen yogurt if you like. Add in a variety of fruits, such as peaches, pears, or berries, when inseason. Substitute whole wheat flour for part or all of the all-purpose flour.
Recipe provided by: Chef Randy Stahl – Baltimore, Md.
Courtesy of Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters