The Not My Mom’s Apple Crisp

The good Catholic I am, for Lent I decided to give up eating out and the general crap I noticed myself eating since I have such a sweet tooth.  I figured the Ben and Jerry’s had to take a hiatus.  But I still had somewhat of a sweet tooth and googled recipes last night on something that I could possibly substitute and I found Mom’s Apple Crisp.  I figure if it only has 5 ingredients, someone like me shouldn’t have any sort of problem with it (ie how hard should it be?).

What you need?

  1. 1/2 cup brown sugar
  2. 1/2 cup flour
  3. 1/2 cup quick oats
  4. 1/3 cup margarine
  5. 1 tsp cinnamon
  6. 4 cups apples (sliced)

What to do?

  1. heat up the oven to 375*F and spray non stick spray into an 8×8 pan.  I used a foil one because I was feeling lazy and wanted one less thing to clean once the apple crisp was gone.
  2. While the oven is warming up, mix brown sugar, flour and oats together in a bowl with the cinnamon
  3. Rub margarine in bowl with fingers
  4. Cut and peel apples (or be like me and by the pre sliced apples because I wanted less work) and put into pan
  5. Put sugar mixture over apples and cook in oven for 30 minutes

If you’re like me, this is what mine turned out to look like (and I have no idea if it’s correct)

Finished Apple CrispI think I enjoyed it too much when I made it last night if you know what I mean 😉 Hope you enjoy!!

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