This recipe is a hybrid from Karrie at HappyMoneySaver.com and The Chunky Chef. I liked the easy of baking from one and I liked the crisp ingredients from another. This recipe can be easily multiplied for batch baking, and also freezes really well!
1 cup brown sugar
3/4 cup old fashioned oats
3/4 cup all purpose flour
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 cup of melted butter
3 cups of apples peeled and sliced (I like varieties like golden delicious, pink lady, honey crisp, or granny smith)
Preheat your oven to 350 F. Lightly grease or spray an 8 x 8 pan.
In a bowl add all the ingredients except the apples, and mix to combine. Set aside.
Thinly slice and peel your apples. Place apple slices in a big bowl of cold water with 2 teaspoons of lemon juice added to prevent browning.
Place well drained apple slices into the greased pan, and load on the topping (it might mound over the pan, which is OK it will bake down).
Bake uncovered 30-40 minutes, until crisp topping is golden brown. Let cool 5 minutes before dishing up with some vanilla ice cream or whipped cream.
This recipe freezes WONDERFULLY. Before baking the crisp cover tightly with plastic wrap, and a layer of foil. The frozen, unbaked crisp will freeze for about 3 months.
To bake from frozen; place frozen crisp with a layer of foil (remove plastic wrap) into a 350 F oven for 20 minutes. Then remove the foil and bake for an additional 30-40 minutes or until crisp topping is golden brown. Let cool 5 minutes before dishing up with some vanilla ice cream or whipped cream.