Apple Crisp
Recipe from Family Circle

Easy to prepare in the slow cooker, this classic fruit recipe is the perfect weeknight dessert. Serve with a scoop of ice cream.


Apple Crisp

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Servings: 8
Prep Time: 10 mins
Related Categories: Crisps, Desserts, Fruit, More Holidays, Slow Cooker
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Ingredients
    Topping:
    • 1/2  cup 
      flour
    • 1/4  cup 
      light-brown sugar
    • 1/4  cup 
      granulated sugar
    • 1/4  teaspoon 
      cinnamon
    • 1/8  teaspoon 
      nutmeg
    • 1   
      pinch salt
    • 4   tablespoons 
      cold unsalted butter, cut into pieces
    • 1/2  cup 
      chopped pecans
    Filling:
    • 3   tablespoons 
      granulated sugar
    • 2   teaspoons 
      lemon juice
    • 1 1/2  teaspoons 
      cornstarch
    • 1/4  teaspoon 
      ground ginger
    • 1/4  teaspoon 
      ground cinnamon
    • 6   
      large Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and cut into 1/2-inch wedges (10 cups)
    •  
      Vanilla ice cream (optional)
    Directions
    1.
    Coat 2- to 4-quart slow-cooker bowl with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.
    Topping:

    1.
    In a small bowl, mix together flour, sugars, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Add butter; work into flour mixture using a pastry blender or fingers until coarse crumbs form. Stir in pecans and set aside.
    Filling:

    1.
    In a large bowl, whisk together sugar, lemon juice, cornstarch, ginger and cinnamon. Stir in apples; toss to coat.
    2.
    Spoon apple mixture into slow cooker and sprinkle topping over it. Cover and cook on HIGH for 2 hours or LOW for 4 hours, or until apples are tender. Serve with vanilla ice cream, if desired.
    Nutrition information
    Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 240, Fat, total (g) 11, chol. (mg) 15, sat. fat (g) 4, carb. (g) 37, fiber (g) 4, pro. (g) 2, sodium (mg) 41, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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