Apple And Oatmeal Crisp
- 1 1/2 cups water
- 1 1/2 cups light brown sugar - (packed)
- 1/2 stick butter melted
- 2 tablespoons flour plus
- 1 1/2 cups flour
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 1/4 teaspoons cinnamon
- 3/4 teaspoon nutmeg
- 2 1/2 pounds cooking apples cored, and cut into wedges
- 1 1/2 cups oatmeal
- 1 stick butter cut small pieces , and at room temperature
- 12 plastic containers (1 cup) with a lids
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
In a mixing bowl, combine the water, 3/4 cup brown sugar, melted butter, 2 tablespoons of the flour, salt, 1 teaspoon of cinnamon, and 1/2 teaspoon of grated nutmeg, whisk until smooth. Place the apples in a 9- by 2-inch glass baking dish (10 cup) and pour the liquid sugar mixture over the apples. Mix well.
In a mixing bowl, combine the remaining 3/4 cup brown sugar, remaining 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, remaining 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg, 1 1/2 cups flour, oatmeal, and butter. Using your fingers, work the mixture together until it resembles a coarse crumb-like mixture. Sprinkle the oatmeal topping over the top of the apple mixture.
Bake for 1 hour, or until the apples are tender and the crust is golden. Remove from the oven and cool completely. Place a spoonful of the crispy into each serving container and cover tightly with a lid. Pack with the lunch.
This recipe yields 10 to 12 servings.