Crisp: Old-Fashioned Apple Crisp

posted by Linda in MO 10-21-102 3:15 PM

* Exported from MasterCook *
Old-Fashioned Apple Crisp
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Categories : Dessert
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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2 1/2 lbs. tart cooking apples -- (2 1/2 to 3 lbs.)
grated zest of 1/2 an orange
grated zest of 1/2 a lemon
1 T. freshly squeezed orange juice
1 T. freshly squeezed lemon juice
1/4 cup packed light brown sugar
1 t. ground cinnamon -- or more to taste
1/4 t. nutmeg -- (1/4 to 1/2)

3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup plus 2 T. packed light brown sugar
1/4 t. kosher salt -- or a little less
6 T. cold unsalted butter -- diced
1/2 cup old-fashioned oats

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease a baking dish.

Peel, core, cut apples into wedges. Combine the apples with the zests, juices, sugar, and spices. Pour into dish.

To make the topping, combine the flour, sugars, and salt in a food processor and pulse a few times. Add the butter and pulse until mixture is crumbly and butter is about the size of peas. Add oats and pulse a couple of times or stir them in. Scatter topping over apple mixture.

Bake for one hour or until the top is brown and the apples are bubbly. Serve warm.

Source: cut in half and slightly adapted from The Barefoot Contessa Parties

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