old fashioned apple crisp

IMG_7197Old Fashioned Apple Crisp

2 pounds granny smith apples

juice and zest of one large fresh navel orange

1 cup granulated sugar, separated

1 cup light brown sugar, separated

1 tablespoon ground cinnamon

1 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1 1/2 cup flour

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup walnuts, lightly chopped

1 cup rolled oats

1/2 pound cold unsalted butter, diced into small pieces

cinnamon sugar to sprinkle

Peel, core and thinly slice apples into a large bowl.  Add orange juice, zest, 1/4 cup sugar, 1/4 cup light brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg.  Toss lightly by hand to coat apples.

Place flour, 3/4 cup sugar, 3/4 cup light brown sugar, salt, oats, walnuts and butter pieces in medium bowl.  Work mixture by hand until coarse and crumbly.

Spray baking pan with pan release.  Spread apple mixture in pan.  Top with flour mixture.  Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar.

Bake at 350 degrees for approximately 50 minutes or until apples are bubbling.

enjoy xo