7 cupspeeled, cored, and sliced Yellow Delicious or Arkansas Black apples (about 2 1/2 pounds)
1/3 cupagave nectar or pure maple syrup
1/4 cup pineapple juice
1Seeds and pods from split vanilla bean
1/2 teaspoonground cinnamon
2teaspoonsfresh lemon zest
1tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1/2 cupwhite spelt flour
1/2 cuppacked light brown sugar
3/4 cup rolled oats
1/8 teaspoonsea salt
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 cup chilled unsalted butter
Preheat oven to 375°. Place apples, agave or syrup, pineapple juice, butter, and vanilla seeds and pods (or extract) in a 4-quart stockpot. Cook over medium heat until apples are tender, about 10 minutes. Stir in 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, lemon zest, and lemon juice.
While apples are cooking, make topping. In a large bowl, combine spelt flour, brown sugar, oats, salt, and 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon. Cut in butter with a pastry blender or two knives.
Remove vanilla pods, if using. Spoon apple mixture into an 8×8-inch square baking dish or a 9-inch pie dish. Sprinkle with oat mixture. Bake for 30 minutes or until golden brown.Remove vanilla pods, if using. Spoon apple mixture into an 8×8-inch square baking dish or a 9-inch pie dish. Sprinkle with oat mixture. Bake for 30 minutes or until golden brown.
Oatmeal-Spelt Apple Crisp
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
Total Carbohydrates 44g15%
Dietary Fiber 3g12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.