Apple and Pear Oatmeal Crisp
Recipe Submitted by Eileen B. Derby KS
Recipe Body Ingredients: 2 cups cooking apples, peeled and sliced 2 cups pears, peeled and sliced 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 -2 tablespoon lemon juice 3/4 cup water Recipe Crisp Topping: 1 cup oats 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 3/4 cup brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted Directions: 01 - Peel apples and pears, rub them with the lemon juice so they don't turn brown. 02 - Place apples and pears in a greased shallow 9” square baking dish. 03 - Mix together 2 tbsp. brown sugar, ground cinnamon, nutmeg and water. 04 - Sprinkle this mixture over the top of the apples and pears. 05 - Combine remaining dry ingredients in a separate bowl, add melted butter, mixing until crumbly. 06 - Sprinkle crumb mixture on top of the apples and pears. 07 - Bake at 375°F for 30-40 minutes or until apples are tender. 08 - Serve with vanilla ice cream, yogurt, or whipped topping. Great by itself too.
Eileen's Note: In case you (the reader) are not currently a Prairieland Food participant; Participants receive fresh apples almost every month in the Prairie Pak, and during the season a lot of pears too. See Prairieland Food Derby for archived Prairie Pak contents! This recipe from the PLF Derby KS recipes archives.