Apple Cranberry Crisp

Apple Cranberry Crisp
Staff Writer
Apple Cranberry Crisp

Carly Goldsmith

Apple season is here! For me, there is no better dish to celebrate the glory of apples than a warm apple crisp. Its sweet, homey flavors are so familiar and comforting —  it just begs to be eaten on a chilly autumn night. This twist on a classic recipe brings in the tartness of cranberries for an extra punch of flavor. It's great with raisins too, or pears. For a more decadent treat, serve alongside whipped cream or vanilla ice cream. 

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Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. 

Butter a baking dish.

In a large bowl, mix the apples with the cranberries, lemon zest, lemon juice, ½ cup sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Mix well to evenly coat the apples and pour into the buttered baking dish.

In the bowl of an electric mixer*, combine the flour, remaining sugar, brown sugar, oatmeal, salt, and butter. Mix on low speed until the ingredients are incorporated and the butter is in pea-sized clumps. Scatter evenly over the apples.

Bake for approximately 1 hour, until the top is brown and the apples are bubbly. Serve warm, with whipped cream or ice cream if desired.