Apple Cranberry Orange Crisp

Apple Cranberry Orange Crisp
Recipe by Dragon

Yesterday was a cold and rainy fall day. It was the perfect day to stay home, curl up by a fire and watch a movie. I invited some friends over to join me for a lazy afternoon. When they arrived they were greeted with the warm scents of apples and cinnamon. Who needs sunshine when you have this Apple Cranberry Orange crisp and a great movie? This crisp is sweetened with a combination of maple syrup and brown sugar. It was so warm and yummy. Enjoy!

Serves: 4


1/3 all purpose flour
3/4 cup rolled oats
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted and cooled

5 medium gala apples, peeled and sliced
2 cups fresh cranberries
1/2 cup maple syrup
1/4 cup brown sugar
2 tablespoons all purpose four
zest of a medium orange
2 tablespoons orange juice


1. Preheat oven to 375°.

2. Combine flour, oats, brown sugar, cinnamon, salt and melted butter until well blended.

3. Butter a shallow baking dish.

4. Combine apples, cranberries, maple syrup, brown sugar, flour, zest and orange juice in large bowl and mix until combined. Add the apple mixture to the baking dish.

5. Crumble the topping over the apple mixture and cover the dish loosely with foil. Bake for 30 minutes. Remove the foil and bake for another 25-30 minutes or until the topping is golden brown.

6. Let stand for at least 15 minutes before serving. Serve with vanilla ice cream.


Anonymous said...

Korgoth says crisp looks good.

Korgoth no like vanilla ice cream.

Korgoth wonder if clotted cream work instead.

Lo said...

Mmm. The apple cranberry combo has gotten to be perennial around our house in the past few weeks, but I've not yet done a crisp. Great idea :) And how perfect is this treat for a movie afternoon??!!

Adam said...

You totally had me at the awesome fall fruits and the orange... and then you decided to give the go-ahead on the maple syrup.

My heart just skipped. Dragon, Dragon, Dragon, how you must do this to me :)

Alejandra Ramos said...

Oh gosh this is amazing looking. It looks like the holidays! Can't wait to try it out!

Mansi said...

that's one winning xombination D! and so easy to whip up too:)

btw, it'd be great if you could send this and your Butternut Squash recipe to my vegetarian thanksgiving blog event!:)

Darius T. Williams said...

apples - oranges and cranberries? who can say no to this?

Maria said...

These flavors were meant to be together! YUM!

Bunny said...

Look how pretty it is with those cranberries in there! It looks wonderful!

Dragon said...

korgoth: Why don't you give it a try and let me know how the clotted cream tastes with this. :)

lo: It's the perfect treat for any cold night.

adam: You love it. Admit it!

alejandra: Thanks!

mansi: will do!

darius: No one, that's who.

maria: Amen, sister!

bunny: Thanks!

Nic said...

Oh, you can tell it's lunchtime here, I'm licking the screen!

Anonymous said...

it's getting really cold here. that would be a perfect pudding for our chilly nights!

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