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Maple Almond Apple Crisp

Maple syrup and sliced almonds make this apple crisp extra special!
Course Dessert
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 8
Author Mimi Holtz

Ingredients

  • Apples:
  • 8 cups cubed tart apples I use Granny Smith
  • 4 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • Crisp:
  • 2 cups old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup all purpose unbleached flour
  • 1/2 cup almond meal
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 cup sliced almonds
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 1/8 cup butter in cut in thin slices

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • In a large bowl, combine apples with maple syrup and cinnamon.
  • Stir until the apples are coated.
  • Place mixture into large shallow baking dish.
  • Make the topping by combining the oats, flour, almond meal, almonds, cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg.
  • Add the melted butter and stir until crumbly.
  • Spoon the topping over the apples until the whole dish is covered.
  • Top with thin slices of butter.
  • Bake in oven at 375 degrees for 50 minutes, when apples are bubbly and topping is brown.
  • Serve warm with vanilla ice cream.