Fresh Fruit Crisp
Contributed by Meg
1 cup oats (quick or old-fashioned, uncooked)
1/2 cup coarsely chopped nuts (optional)
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup (1/2 stick) margarine or butter, melted
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
6 cups peeled, thinly slices apples, peaches or pears (about 6 to 8 medium)
1/4 cup water
1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
2 Tbsp all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Vanilla ice cream or whipped cream (optional)
Heat oven to 350
Combine oats, nuts, 1/4 cup brown sugar, margarine and 1/4 tsp cinnamon;
In large bowl, combine fruit and water. Add remaining brown sugar, flour
and cinnamon, tossing to coat.
Spoon into 8 inch square glass baking dish. Top with reserved oat mixture.
Bake 30-35 minutes or until fruit is tender. Serve warm with ice cream or
Follow recipe as directed above except spoon fruit mixture into 8 inch
microwavable dish, set aside oat mixture. Microwave at HIGH 6 minutes,
stirring once. Top with reserved oat mixture. Microwave at HIGH 3 to 6
minutes or until fruit is tender.
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