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Apple Crisp

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Apple Crisp

5 sliced apples
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 lb. butter or margarine
2 tablespoons sugar
1 cup flour
1/2 cup packed brown sugar

Fill 7×11 inch pan with 5 sliced apples. Sweeten with 2 tablespoons sugar and 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon. If the apples are bland, a few drops of lemon juice can sharpen the flavor. Cut 1/4 pound butter or margarine into 1 cup flour and 1/2 cup of packed brown sugar. Cover apples with the crumb topping; press in lightly if necessary. Bake at 425° F for 15 minutes, or until golden brown. Serve with ice cream, whipped cream or a dusting of confectioners’ sugar.


1 Louise { 10.04.14 at 9:02 am }


ALL are extremely bad. I did a paper on false advertising and found that all of these products have been found to cause serious, harmful effects on your body. Companies know it, too. And really, they will kill a good recipe as well. Refer to Mother Nature instead.

2 sandy { 09.26.14 at 11:07 am }

OMG D. cooking oils do NOT start as black crude oil. Where would you EVER get that impression? They are made from corn, vegetables, nuts, seeds etc. Wow…Also, for all bakers…use good quality products…sugar, butter, fresh eggs…not convoluted ingredients…fake sugars, castrated (lol) eggs and margarine.

3 Frank Maynard { 09.25.14 at 8:50 pm }

Margarine is made from various oils, such as vegetable, cottonseed, soybean, etc. it is NOT made from black crude. Please google “how margarine is made” and be informed

4 Nana { 11.05.10 at 9:42 pm }

If you love cinnamon, sprinkle apples ’til almost dark, AND add shredded mild cheddar cheese to the crumbly topping — now it’s Cheese Apple Crisp — and delicious…..

5 D. { 11.03.10 at 10:54 pm }

Use lots of butter everywhere you can. It’s very good for you and is the good kind of saturated fat that our bodies need. Homemade is the best way to have butter, of course, next best being organic or Irish. Making butter is easy. Old mayo jar and 1 cup of heavy raw cream, 2 marbles. Shake for about 30 minutes, rinse until water runs clear. Done.

Read about good fats and bad fats, and all kinds of other wonderful information here:

6 Stephanie Bonds { 11.03.10 at 4:25 pm }

I made mine with 1/2 tsp powdered stevia extract instead of the sugars and butter instead of margarine AND :) I used whole wheat flour instead of white flour. Other than that, it was all the same. 😉
I think I got the trans fats, sugars, and bad bleached flour out so nobody will say they can’t have my apple crisp. It’s a good thing this recipe didn’t call for MEAT.

7 Jeanie { 11.03.10 at 12:58 pm }

I agree – margarine is not good for anyone. Buy butter and use it sparingly.

8 D. { 11.03.10 at 9:23 am }

You should not use margarine. Butter only. Margarine is trans-fat. There IS no good margarine, it’s all bad. Starts off as black crude oil. Use only what mother nature provides, which is pure, rich, creamy butter — which, incidently, comes with it’s own Vitamin A, E, D, and a few other good things. All your baked goods will taste much better with butter.

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