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Individual Apple Crisps with Oatcake Topping

An apple crisp is an easy to make dessert, especially if you can take a shortcut with the topping. Here, use Effie's Oatcakes and melted butter to make a fruit crisp quick and easy.

Individual Apple Crisps with Oatcake Topping

  • 4- 8 oz. ramekins
  • 1 t. butter
  • 5 crisp tart apples (MacIntosh, Macoun, Cortland)
  • ½ c. sugar
  • ½ t. cinnamon
  • 1 t. lemon juice
  • 1 t. cornstarch
  • ½ pkg. Effie's Oatcakes
  • 2 T. melted butter

Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees.

Butter the ramekins with 1 t. butter and set aside.

In a bowl combine the apples, sugar, cinnamon and lemon juice. Toss the apples to macerate then add the cornstarch and toss to coat. Taste the filling. Add more sugar or lemon juice to taste. Set aside.

In the meantime place the Oatcakes in the bowl of a food processor or Cuisinart and pulse to a coarse crumb. Transfer to a bowl and toss with the melted butter forming a moist meal.

Pour the apple filling evenly into the 4 buttered gratin dishes and top with the Oatcake topping.

Transfer the ramekins to a sheet pan and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Cover the gratin dishes with aluminum foil and continue baking for 15 more minutes or until there are syrup-y bubbles oozing to the top.

Cool and serve with a scoop of your favorite vanilla ice cream.