Apple Date Crisp

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Sep. 12, 2011


Cortland 6 Medium , cored
Cortland apples 6 Medium , impeded, cored, and thinly sliced
Medjool dates 10
Medjool dates 10 , pitted and snipped
Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
Cinnamon 2 Teaspoon
Nutmeg 1/4 Teaspoon
Sugar 4 Tablespoon
Unsalted butter 2 Tablespoon
Honey 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Wheat germ 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs) , toasted
Oats 1 1/3 Cup (21.33 tbs) , rolled
All purpose flour
Unbleached all purpose flour
Salt 1/4 Teaspoon



1. Heat the oven to 350°F.


2. In a large bowl toss the apples, dates, lemon juice, cinnamon, nutmeg and sugar well and set aside.

3. In a small saucepan place the butter and honey over low heat and cook the ingredients until they are melted.

4. In another bowl, mix together the wheat germ, oats, flour and salt.

5. Mix the honey mixture with the dry ingredients well.

6. On the bottom of a 12-inch oval casserole spread half of the apple mixture, scatter half of the oat topping over the apples and cover with the remaining apples and topping.

7. Bake the dessert until the apples are tender and the top is crisp, approximately 30 minutes.


8. Serve hot with beverage or as a dessert snack.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Ready In: 30 Minutes
Servings: 6