Monday, November 23, 2009

Apple Crisp


1 cup butter, cold
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup flour
1 cup oatmeal
¼ tsp baking powder
In a large bowl, mix butter, brown sugar, flour, oatmeal, and baking powder just until butter is broken up and ingredients are mixed. Mixture should be crumbly. Set aside.

6 cups canned apples or 6 to 8 fresh apples, peeled and sliced *
½ cup sugar
¼ tsp salt
1 tsp cinnamon

Place apples in 9 x 13-inch pan. Sprinkle with sugar, salt, and cinnamon. Crumble crisp topping on top. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 35 minutes or until golden brown.(If fresh or rehydrated apples are used, bake 45 minutes.)Serve warm or cold, with whipped cream or ice cream.

Makes 12 to 15 servings.

Source: Lion House cookbook

Cooks notes:
*You can use rehydrated apples in this recipe.
How do I rehydrate apples for this recipe?
Bring 4 cups of water to a boil. Pour water over 8 cups dry apple slices in a large mixing bowl. Stir apples after 5 minutes and let stand for an additional 10 minutes. Drain excess water from apples and use in recipe.

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