Cinnamon Apple Crisp


Happy Monday everybody!!!! During my final foods lab of the semester we had a cooking competition! The only rule was that you had to use a special ingredient assigned to your group by our teacher. We also couldn’t follow any recipes! For our dessert dish my group had to use 2 apples, so we decided to make a cinnamon apple crisp. It was delicious!!! We got 2nd place by 1 point! It was a very fun experience (I felt like I was on Chopped or Iron Chef)! Our dessert was so good that I decided to make it for my family over Thanksgiving break! Since it was Shop Small Saturday this past weekend I decided to go to a local place called Strites’ Orchard to get my apples. My family loved it and I hope that you will as well 🙂

(All of the apples I got to choose from!)

2 medium sized apples
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup quick oats
1 teaspoon cinnamon
Dash of nutmeg
1 tablespoon brown sugar
2 tablespoons butter
1 tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon milk

1.Preheat oven to 350⁰.
2.Slice apples into thin slices.
3.Mix oats, cinnamon, vanilla extract, nutmeg, and brown sugar in a small bowl.
4.Cut butter into tiny cubes.
5.In a greased 8 x 8 baking pan alternate layers of apples, butter, and oats mixture. Drizzle honey in between layers.
6.On outermost layer sprinkle 1 tablespoon of milk and a dash of cinnamon.
7.Bake in oven for about 20 minutes.
8.Enjoy 🙂

This is the perfect dessert for those cold nights that are coming up! Hope you all have a wonderful week!

4 Comments Add yours

  1. Susan B. says:

    Again your photography adds so much to the stories! Such a small world…our former neighbor is Cindy Strite…she’s from PA and the Strite’s Orchard family are cousins! My farmers market has pears too & I could make this mixing apples and pears. Being in the top two in the competition is fantastic. I need to try things more often with no recipe. Yours was so successful.

    1. krisvw says:

      What a small world, great story! Pears would be wonderful to add to this recipe, I will have to try that!

  2. Britt A says:

    There had to be milk in it … : )

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