Cranberry Apple Crisp

AppleCranberryCrispIngredients:

Filling
1 dozen apples
1 cup cranberries
3 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp ground cloves
1/4 cup dark brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
Juice and Zest of 1 lemon
1/4 cup unsalted butter

Granola Streusel
2 cups COPIA Cranberry Cashew Granola
1/4 cup unsalted butter
1/2 cup dark brown sugar
2 Tbsp all-purpose flour

Yield: 8 generous portions

Instructions:

1. Preheat the oven to 350° F.
2. Melt 1/4 cup butter in a sauté pan.
3. Stir in 1/2 cup brown sugar and flour.
4. Coat the 2 cups of COPIA Cranberry Cashew Granola with the mixture and set it aside for later.
5. Peel, core, and cut your apples.
6. Add lemon juice, zest, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, 1/4 cup brown sugar, white sugar, and cranberries to the cut apples.
7. In a large sauce pan, melt 1/4 cup butter.
8. Add apple mixture to the melted butter and place the lid on the pan.
9. Allow the apple mixture to cook over medium heat for about a half hour, or until the the apples are soft and most of the liquid has evaporated.
10. Transfer the softened apple mixture into a baking pan and sprinkle the reserved granola streusel over the top.
11. Bake the crisp for about 20 minutes. Keep an eye on it to be sure the granola doesn’t burn.
12. Spoon out a large portion while it’s still hot and serve it up with a big scoop of vanilla ice cream.

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