Nancy Allen Recipe

Apple Shortbread Crisp

By Nancy Allen mawmawnan

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6 servings
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Nancy's Story

Love the buttery, crispy shortbread topping on this apple crisp. It's the perfect ending to a meal.


12oz. pkgs. frozen apple chunks (stouffers harvest apples)
6 Tbsp
butter or margarine
shortbread cookies, crushed ( keebler sandies simply shortbread)
1/2 c
chopped walnuts
1/4 c
firmly packed light brown sugar
1 tsp
ground cinnamon, divided
1/4 tsp
ground nutmeg
2 Tbsp
light brown sugar
vailla ice cream

Directions Step-By-Step

Prick plastic wrap covering apple chunks several times with a fork; microwave at medium power (50%) for 7 minutes or until apple is thawed. Let stand 2 minutes.
Meanwhile, melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat; add cookie crumbs and walnuts. Cook, stirring constantly, 2 minutes. Remove from heat, and stir in 1/4 cup brown sugar, 1/2 tsp. cinnamon and nutmeg.
Combine 2 Tbsp. brown sugar and remaining 1/2 tsp. cinnamon; sprinkle in a lightly greased 1-quart baking dish. Sprinkle half of apple over brown sugar mixture; top with half of cookie crumb mixture. Repeat layers with remaining apple and crumb mixture. Bake at 350 for 25 minutes or until golden. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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Nancy Allen mawmawnan
Nov 12, 2012
Sharon This is really good with the stouffers apples but if you can't find them you could cook up your own apple chunks, I hope you'll try it God Bless!
Sharon Heatherly granmacooks
Nov 11, 2012
sounds good, looks yummy; will try for sure (if I can find the frozen apple chunks) thanks for sharing. God Bless
Nov 11, 2012 - Christine Fernandez shared this recipe with discussion group: Kiss the Chef