Cast Iron Skillet Apple Crisp

Cast Iron Skillet Apple Crisp can be made in an oven or on a grill over medium indirect heat with the lid closed.

Ingredients:

Filling:

About 6 medium-sized apples — peeled, cored, and diced
1/4 cup of apple cider (or water with a little lemon juice to prevent browning)
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp sugar

Topping:

2/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup all purpose flour
1/2 cup oats
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp salt
1/3 cup shortening
1 tsp vanilla extract

Equipment:

Medium cast iron skillet (10″ diameter)

Put diced apples in a bowl with apple cider.  Turn to coat apple pieces to prevent browning.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Put diced apples in a bowl with apple cider, cinnamon, and sugar. Turn to coat apple pieces to prevent browning. Set aside.

 

Place topping ingredients into a bowl and mix together with a fork or with your hand until small clumps form.

Place topping ingredients into a bowl and mix together with a fork or with your hand until small clumps form.

 

When you're done, it should look something like this.

When you're done, it should look something like this.

 

Pour apples into a lightly-oiled skillet in an even layer.

Pour apples into a lightly-oiled skillet in an even layer.

 

Pour the topping over the apples in an even layer.  Place skillet in the oven or grill and bake for 30-40 minutes or until apples are soft and topping is crisp.

Pour the topping over the apples in an even layer. Place skillet in the oven or grill and bake for 30-40 minutes or until apples are soft and topping is crisp.

 

Serve your cast iron skillet apple crisp warm with whipped cream or ice cream.

Serve your cast iron skillet apple crisp warm with whipped cream or ice cream.

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