Apple Almond Crisp

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Apple Almond Crisp

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Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings: 8


For the Apple Filling:

  • ½  teaspoon  cornstarch
  • teaspoons  lemon juice
  • pounds  Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and cut into ½-inch cubes
  • pounds  Golden Delicious Apples, peeled, cored and cut into ½-inch cubes
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • Pinch salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon  ground cinnamon

For the Almond Crisp Topping:

  • ¾  cup  all-purpose flour
  • ¾  cup  light brown sugar
  • ½  cup slivered almonds, crumbled with your fingers
  • ½  teaspoon  salt
  • teaspoons  ground cinnamon
  • ¼  teaspoon  ground nutmeg
  • ½  cup  cold unsalted butter, cut into small cubes


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and place oven rack in bottom third of oven.
  • Make the Apple Filling: Stir the cornstarch and lemon juice together in a large bowl until the cornstarch is dissolved. Add the apples, sugar, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg and toss to combine. Pour mixture into an 8-inch-square (or other 2-quart) baking dish.
  • Make the Almond Crisp Topping: In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, brown sugar, almond pieces, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. Use a pastry blender (or your fingertips) to quickly incorporate the butter into the dry ingredients until the mixture is the consistency of coarse crumbs.
  • Sprinkle the topping evenly over the apple filling.
  • Bake for 50 minutes, or until the topping is golden brown, the juices are bubbling and the apples are tender. 
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