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Tuesday, January 11, 2011

COOKING WITH CLORIS -- APPLE WALNUT CRISP

What could be better on a cold wintry night than apple crisp? How about Cloris’s apple walnut crisp? -- AP

APPLE WALNUT CRISP
(serves 8)

Ingredients:
1-3/4 cups each peeled, thinly sliced Macintosh, Gala and Fuji apples
juice of 1 lemon
1/4 cup water
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 cup rolled oats
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/8 tsp. salt
1/2 cup softened butter
1 cup chopped walnuts

Coat bottom of 2-1/2 qt. shallow baking dish with butter. Add apples. Pour lemon juice and water over apples, mixing to coat. In a large bowl mix together flour, oats, sugar, cinnamon, and salt. Cut in butter until mixture is crumbly. Add walnuts. Crumble mixture over apples to cover completely. Bake at 350 degrees 45 minutes. Serve warm or at room temperature with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Thanks, Cloris! What a yummy treat! So readers, who’s whipping up a dish of apple walnut crisp tonight? -- AP

2 comments:

traveler said...

I always have apples in the house. Your recipe sounds delectable and ideal for winter. thanks.

ANASTASIA POLLACK said...

You're welcome, traveler! Thanks for stopping by.