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Potluck Apple Crisp

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min.

Makes

about 16 servings

Delicious with ice cream or plain for breakfast, this dessert serves a crowd. It's perfect for picnics and family gatherings.

Ingredients

  • 3 quarts sliced peeled apples (about 12 medium)
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Ice cream, optional

Directions

  1. In a Dutch oven, combine the apples, sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg; cook and stir over medium heat just until apples are tender. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, cream the shortening, butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Combine the flour, oats, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
  3. Pat half of flour mixture into a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Spread apples over top; crumble remaining flour mixture over apples.
  4. Bake at 400° for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm with ice cream if desired.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 374 calories, 13g fat (5g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 177mg sodium, 65g carbohydrate (48g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein.

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