Ontario Apple Oatmeal Crisp

Serves: 8
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Bake Time: 30-40 minutes


1 cup (250 mL) quick-cooking or old-fashioned rolled oats 1/3 cup (75 mL) flour, preferably whole wheat 1/2 cup (125 mL) packed brown sugar 1 tsp (5 mL) cinnamon 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt 1/3 cup (75 mL) unsweetened apple juice 3 tbsp (45 mL) butter, melted or melted, soft, non-hydrogenated margarine 5 or 6 Ontario Apples, peeled and thinly sliced 1 tbsp (15 mL) fresh lemon juice

Cooking Instructions:

In a bowl, combine oats, flour, 1/3 cup (75 mL) of the brown sugar, half the cinnamon and the salt. Stir in half the apple juice and all the butter. Set aside. In a greased 8-inch (2 L) square baking dish, combine apples, lemon juice, remaining apple juice, remaining brown sugar and remaining cinnamon. Sprinkle oatmeal mixture evenly over apples. Bake in a 375ºF (190ºC) oven until apples are tender and topping is golden brown, 30 to 40 minutes.