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“This apple crisp was brought to our house for dessert by a dear friend named Carla. I had always had an aversion to cooked apples, but I wanted to be polite so I tried it. This has been one of my favorite desserts since then. I was sooo bummed out because it got lost in the move to South Africa. I had lost contact with Carla as well. Then 2 weeks ago, 3 1/2 years later, I FOUND IT! In that one box that was full of "junk" that was so important to bring with us, but not important enough to go through for 3 + years! So here it is:”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix first 4 ingredients.
  2. Peel, core and slice apples.
  3. Toss in mixture and put in a greased 9 in square pan.
  4. Mix oats, brown sugar, flour and salt.
  5. Stir in butter until crumbly.
  6. Sprinkle evenly over apples.
  7. Bake at 375 for 40 min, until bubbly.
  8. You can use a bit more butter in the topping for a richer crisp.
  9. Best served hot with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top.

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