Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Apple Crisp

I received an abundance of granny smith apples from one of my co-workers, and while I love fruit, I am not so fond of sour apples. I couldn't let this generous gift go to waste so I scoured the interwebs and found this recipe for Apple Crisp. Double the crumb topping and add a scoop of vanilla ice cream and I'm sure one could satisfy even the pickiest of palates!

Apple Crisp

Source: Food Network

For the filling:
5 Granny Smith Apples - Peeled and chopped
1/4 cup chopped pecans
3 Tbs flour
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 Tbs maple syrup
1 Tbs lemon juice

For the topping:
3/4 cup flour
1/3 cup brown sugar
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp salt
6 Tbs chilled butter (cut into small pieces)

Mix the chopped apples, pecans, flour, brown sugar, syrup, and lemon together and place in an 8 inch lightly greased cake pan.

Mix the flour, brown sugar, cinnamon and salt together. With a hand mixer, blend the butter into the dry ingredients until pea-sized lumps form. Stir in the pecans and pour over the apple filling.

Bake in an oven preheated to 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes.

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