Sometimes referred to as apple crumble, this easy old fashioned apple crisp is a classic dessert that’s always a crowd-pleaser! Try it with caramel sauce!
Easy Old Fashioned Apple Crisp
Calories 295 kcal
- 1 apple, peeled and sliced
- ¼ tsp vanilla
- 3 tbsp cold butter, cut into chunks
- 3 tbsp brown sugar
- 3 tbsp old-fashioned rolled oats
- 3 tbsp flour
- ¼ tsp cinnamon
- ¼ tsp nutmeg
Preheat the oven to 350℉.
Grease a 2-cup, oven-safe dish and put the apples in it. Sprinkle apples with vanilla.
In a small bowl, mix butter, brown sugar, rolled oats, flour and cinnamon. Top the apples with this mixture.
Bake until the apples are soft, about 20 minutes*. Place under the broiler for a few moments if additional browning of the top is desired.
Drizzle with caramel sauce if desired.
*It’s fine to use whatever type of apple you have on-hand but different apples have different textures and therefore require slightly different cooking times.
Hack: Leftovers can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
Hack: Make some extra streusel topping to keep in the refrigerator to make a quick apple crisp whenever you want one!
Hack: Level up your crisp by adding raisins or dried cranberries to the apple mixture. Or add some chopped nuts to the topping!
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While many assume that cooking fruits destroy nutrition, there are many health benefits to eating baked apples!
Suggestion: Leftover apples? Make some applesauce!
Maine Needhams are a traditional candy made of coconut, powdered sugar and potato dipped in dark chocolate. They taste just like a Mounds Bar…I promise!
Maine Needhams (Maine Potato Candy)
Calories 150 kcal
- 2 cups confectioners' sugar
- 2 cups sweetened shredded coconut
- ⅓ cup cold mashed potatoes (without added milk and butter)
- ¾ tsp vanilla extract
- ¼ tsp salt
- 8 oz dark chocolate candy coating (or candy melts), coarsely chopped
Combine the sugar, shredded coconut, mashed potatoes, vanilla, and salt using a stand mixer or hand mixer.
Spray 18 ice cube trays** with cooking spray and divide the dough equally between them (about 1 ½ tbsp each). Place another ice cube tray on top of cups and press down firmly to pack dough down.
Place in the freezer for 2-3 hours or until solid. Remove candy pieces from trays.
Place chocolate coating in a dry, microwave-safe bowl. Microwave in 30-second blasts, stirring in between each blast, just until melted.
Use tongs to dip and coat candy pieces. Place pieces on parchment paper or rack, leaving enough space between them that they don’t touch. Allow chocolate coating to harden.
**I use “poppable” ice cube trays with silicone bottoms!
Hack: Store leftover candy in the refrigerator for up to a week or freeze for up to 3 months.
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Who would put potatoes in candy, anyway? Click here for a history of this delicious confection!
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