Apricot Apple Crisp

Old-fashioned apple crisp with an apricot twist. Spoon up a warm bowl full of this comforting dessert, and top it with cinnamon ice cream.

Yield

12 servings

Ingredients

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
2/3 cup chopped macadamia nuts or other nuts
8 medium tart cooking apples, sliced
2 cups chopped dried apricots (12 ounces)
vanilla or cinnamon ice cream, if desired

Directions

Preheat oven to 350°F (177°C). Mix flour, sugar, butter and nuts.

Place apples in ungreased 13 x 9 x 2-inch rectangular pan. Top with apricots. Sprinkle flour mixture over top.

Bake uncovered for 35 to 40 minutes or until apples are tender. Serve warm with ice cream.

Estimated Time

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Bake Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes

Additional Information

To prevent your peeled apples from browning too fast, splash them with a little lemon juice.

If the apricots are very dry, cover them with boiling water; let stand for 3 minutes. Drain them before chopping.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving: Calories 355 (Calories from Fat 100), Total Fat 11 g (Saturated Fat 4 g), Cholesterol 15 mg; Sodium 50 mg; Total Carbohydrate 66 g (Dietary Fiber 5 g), Protein 3 g

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