CARAMEL APPLE CRISP
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 tsp. Cinnamon
1/2 t. Apple pie spice (yes more cinnamon)
40-50 caramels, cut up into small pieces
9 cups baking apples, peeled and sliced (granny smith works well, make sure it is a tart apple)1/4 cup lemon juice
Combine flour, sugar, cinnamon and apple pie spice; add caramels and stir to coat. In a separate bowl, toss apples with lemon juice. Stir in caramel mixture and spread into a greased 13" X 9" baking pan. Add Topping.
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
4 T cold butter
2/3 cup old fashioned oats
1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
Combine sugar and flour in small bowl; cut in butter until crumbly. Add oats, granola and walnuts; sprinkle over apples.
Bake at 350 degrees for 30 to 40 minutes, or until apples are tender. Makes a bunch.