Apple-Almond Crisp
12 months ago

Apple-Almond Crisp

One of our favorite fall desserts, sprinkled with a delightful toasted almond topping.

10 servings
Preparation time: 1 hour and 30 minutes


For the topping:
1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
½ cup packed light brown sugar
2 teaspoons Lunds & Byerlys Apple Pie Spice
¾ cup chilled butter (1 ½ sticks), cut into ½-inch cubes
1 cup sliced almonds, toasted

For the filling:
¾ cup sugar
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
1 tablespoon Lunds & Byerlys Apple Pie Spice
4 pounds Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored, sliced
1 ½ teaspoons vanilla


For the topping:

  1. Whisk flour, brown sugar and apple pie spice in bowl to blend.
  2. Add butter and rub in with finger tips or pastry blender until the size of peas.
  3. Mix in almonds; set aside.

For the filling:

  1. Heat oven to 350 F.
  2. Butter 13×9-inch baking dish.
  3. In large bowl, whisk sugar, flour, lemon zest and apple pie spice. Add apple slices and vanilla; toss to coat.
  4. Spoon filling into prepared dish. Sprinkle topping over.
  5. Bake until apples are tender and topping is golden and crisp, about 1 hour. Cool at least 10 minutes. Serve warm with ice cream if desired.
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