Apple Shortbread Crisp

Nancy Allen Recipe

By Nancy Allen mawmawnan

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

Recipe Rating:
 1 Rating
6 servings
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking Method:


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


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.