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Walnut Apple Crisp

September 26, 2016


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  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 6 large tart cooking apples, peeled (if desired) and cut into 1/2-inch wedges (10 cups)
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Dash salt
  • 1/4cup unsalted butter, cut into pieces
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • Vanilla ice cream (optional)


  1. Coat a 2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray; set aside.
  2. In an extra-large bowl combine 3 tablespoons granulated sugar, lemon juice, cornstarch, ginger, and 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon. Gently stir in apples. Transfer apple mixture to the prepared cooker.
  3. For topping, in a small bowl stir together flour, 1/4 cup granulated sugar, brown sugar, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt. Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in walnuts. Sprinkle topping over apple mixture.
  4. Cover and cook on low-heat setting about 4 hours or on high-heat setting about 2 hours or 

until apples are tender. If desired, serve with ice cream.


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