Apple crisp

½ cup plus 2 tbsp all-purpose flour

½ cup quick cooking or old fashioned oats

¼ cup packed brown sugar

½ tsp ground ginger

¼ tsp cinnamon

Pinch salt

3 Tbsp light stick butter, diced

1 tsp water

¼ cup sugar

¼ tsp nutmeg

Pinch ground cloves

3 pounds apples, peeled and thinly sliced

1 tsp vanilla

Preheat oven to 375.  Spray shallow baking dish with pam.

To make the topping, combine the ½ cup flour, oats, brown sugar, ginger, cinnamon, and salt in a medium bowl.  With a pastry blender cut in the butter.  Add the water and firmly press mixture to form clumps.

To make the filling, mix the sugar, the 2 Tbsp of flour, the nutmeg, and cloves in a large bowl.  Add the apples, and vanilla; mix well.  Transfer to the baking dish.  Sprinkle the topping over the filling.  Bake until the filling is bubbling and the topping is golden, 55-60 minutes.

Yields about ¾ cup for one serving for 3 points

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