Sunday, October 4, 2009

Grandma's Apple Crisp

6-8 apples (tart ones are best: Granny Smith, Jonathon, etc.)
1 c. sugar
1 T. cornstarch
1/4 c. butter + 1/2 c. butter (just this one needs to be at room temperature)
1 c. brown sugar
3/4 c. oatmeal
1 1/2 c. flour
1 egg
1/2 t. salt
1 t. baking powder

* Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Peel, core, and cut apples into greased 9 x 13 pan.  Mix the first cup of sugar with cornstarch and sprinkle over apples.  Then sprinkle desired amount of cinnamon over that.  Cut 1/4 c. butter into small pieces and dot on top of cinnamon.
* In medium bowl, mix 1/2 c. butter, brown sugar, oatmeal, flour, egg, salt and baking powder to a crumbling stage.  Spread over apples and bake 25-30 mins. or until top is light brown.
* Best served warm with vanilla ice cream.

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