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Crumble - Crisp

Apple Betty

Course Dessert
Cuisine American


  • 5 apples peeled, cored, and sliced*
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3  cup white sugar
  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/8  teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) cold butter


  • Directions:
    Preheat oven to 350ºF. Spray the bottom of a 9 inch baking pan or pie plate with nonstick baking spray.Toss apples with lemon juice and place in the bottom of a the pan.
    In a food processor combine flour, sugars, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and salt and pulse several times to combine. No food processor? Use a pastry blender. Drop in butter in,  1 tablespoon at a time pulsing between each tablespoon or until butter is fully incorporated.
    Place a third of the apples in the baking dish, and top with crumb mixture. Repeat ending with the crumb mixture.  Bake for 40-45 minutes or until browned. Serve warm with ice cream.
    * Any firm apple can be used. Do not slice the apples too thin or they will turn to mush!
Keyword Crisp, Crumble, Betty, Or Buckle
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