Boistfort Valley Farm
Community Supported Recipe Box

Cranberry-Apple Crisp with Maple Syrup

for topping

  • 1 cup unbleached all purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 2/3 cup (packed) golden brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) chilled unsalted butter, cut into small pieces

for fruit filling

  • 2 pounds apples, peeled, quartered, cored, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups cranberries (about 8 ounces)
  • 1/3 cup pure maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons (packed) golden brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon unbleached all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • Chilled whipped cream


dish: dessert
season: fall

Make topping:

Mix flour, oats, sugar, cinnamon & salt in medium bowl. Rub in butter with fingertips until moist clumps form.

Make fruit:

Preheat oven to 375°F. Butter 11 x 8 x 2-inch ovenproof dish (or another shallow 8-cup-capacity dish). Mix apples and next 5 ingredients in large bowl. Transfer to dish.

Bake fruit 20 minutes. Remove from oven. Crumble topping over. Bake until apples are tender, juices bubble thickly around sides and topping is golden brown, about 35 minutes longer. Let stand at least 10 minutes and up to 1 hour. Serve with whipped cream.

Bon Appétit, January 1999