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SANDRA'S FRESH APPLE BLUEBERRY NILLA CRISP

A comfort dessert that your
family is sure to enjoy...
Servings: (8)
Prep: 10 mins. |
Bake 1 hour.

Posted by Sandra

INGREDIENTS

***Filling
4 large apples, peeled, cored, sliced, and cut in half
1/4 cup dark brown sugar
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
Pinch of fine-grained kosher salt
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
¼ cup dried blueberries

Heading to the oven
for baking
***Crumble
1/3 cup old-fashioned oats (not quick cooking)
¼ cup dark brown sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
3/4 cup cold unsalted butter, cut into small cubes
25 nilla wafers, crushed
Butter baking spray

***Toppings
--French vanilla ice cream
--1 tablespoon chopped dried blueberries

METHOD

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray a glass pie dish with baking spray, and set aside.

In a medium bowl, add the apples, brown sugar, cinnamon, vanilla, lemon juice, a pinch of kosher sale, and dried blueberries. Toss to combine, and place filling mixture into prepared pie dish.

In a small bowl, combine oats, brown sugar, cinnamon, and flour; tossing to combine. Work in cold butter cubes with pastry cutter or a fork until you have coarse crumbs the size of peas. Stir in nilla wafer crumbs; sprinkle crumble mixture over apples. Lightly spray top of crumble mixture with butter spray.

Bake for 1 hour, just until apples are tender. Let set for 15 minutes. Serve warm by cutting into slices, and top them with a scoop of french vanilla ice cream and a sprinkling of chopped dried blueberries (see top photograph). – Enjoy!

1 comment:

sandra said...

This is a quick and easy recipe, that is really hard to wait for to come out of the oven - the aroma of it baking is fabulous ~ it is a very delicious dessert!

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