Apple Crisp

In Poustinia: A Novel, Amanda and Kate make a special supper for Vicki and Myra. Both girls like to cook and plan to attend culinary school together. For dessert, they offered a delicious warm apple crisp, like the recipe below. It’s so easy to make, and is festive for any occasion.

Apple Crisp

Apple Crisp
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Apple Crisp
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6


  • 4 cups medium tart cooking apples 4 apples, cored and sliced
  • ¾ cup packed brown sugar
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup quick-cooking or old-fashioned oats
  • 1/3 cup softened butter or margarine
  • ¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¾ teaspoon ground nutmeg


  1. 1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Grease bottom and sides of 8-inch square pan with shortening or cooking spray.

  2. 2. Spread apples in pan. In medium bowl, stir remaining ingredients until well-mixed; sprinkle over apples.

  3. 3. Bake about 30 minutes or until topping is golden brown and apples are tender when pierced with a fork.

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