In Virginia the apples are flowing in all colors, sizes , and shapes. It’s that time again! Apple bakes of all kinds. Hope you enjoy this great apple crisp recipe.

6 tart apples
3/4 cup sifted flour
1 cup sugar
1/8 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. ground cloves
6 T butter
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 chopped nuts (optional)
2 tsp. lemon juice

Preheat oven to 350°. Peel, core and slice the apples into a bowl. Add 1/2 cup of the sugar, spices, and lemon juice. Mix lightly and pour into a buttered 1 1/2 quart casserole. Blend the remaining sugar, flour, salt and butter to a crumbly consistency. Add the nuts and sprinkle over the apple mixture.

Bake 45 minutes until apples are tender and the crust is nicely browned. Serve with ice cream. 6 servings.

Recipe by Peggy Rice
Co-Founder of Plow & Hearth

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