Apple or Pear Crisp
- 4 medium-size Golden Delicious apples, or Anjou pears or Barlett pears or a combination (about 2 1/4 pounds), peeled, cored, and sliced
- 1 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
- 2 tsp lemon juice
- 1/2 cup water
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
- Lightly sweetened whipping cream for accompaniment (optional)
Preheat oven to 350° F.
Place prepared apples or pears in a greased 8-inch square baking pan. Sprinkle with cinnamon, nutmeg, lemon juice, and water; mix lightly.
In a medium-sized bowl, mix sugar and flour. Using a pastry blender to cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs; evenly sprinkle crumbs over fruit mixture.
Bake for 1 hour or until fruit is tender when pierced and crust is lightly browned.
Serve with a dollop of lightly sweetened whipped cream, if desired.Makes 4
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