Hello Foodie Friends!
I had a great time this afternoon with my travel buddy Alesia with “I Book Travel For U” .
If you have been following us on Mondays, you know we travel “virtually” to a state and share fun facts, travel tips, and foodie finds. Because most Mondays I have a sample of something I whipped up to replicate a food on my list. Today was no exception!
We visited the “Green Mountain State” of Vermont and learned that they are more than just maple syrup and cheese. Vermont’s state fruit – the apple- is the star in this delicious crisp recipe that has a little twist.
In my research on the top foods of the state, the first food to pop up was apple pie. But not just any kind of apple pie- one with cheddar cheese in it! Since Vermont aged cheddar has been recognized as among the best in the world, I could see why folks would want to toss a little into their pie.
I decided I wasn’t in the mood to make a pie, but I went the easier route and did a crisp.
It took about 15 mins to prep, and 25 minutes to bake. Warm and fresh from the oven is the best way to serve this dessert. Add a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of ice cream for an extra indulgent treat!
Apple Cheddar Crisp.
- 4 cups diced apples I used a variety of crisp and tart
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
- 1 1/4 cups brown sugar divided
- 3/4 cups rolled oats
- 1 tsp cinnamon spice mix I used my favorite from Tastefully Simple
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- Preheat oven to 350. Grease an 8×8 or 9×9 baking dish
- Use your baking dish to combine your diced apples, lemon juice and 1/3 cup brown sugar.
- Combine dry ingredients and cut in the butter until mixture is crumbly
- Gently mix in the shredded cheddar. Sprinkle over the apple mixture.
- Bake for 20-25 minutes
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As always, let me know if you try this recipe! Have you tried our Rosemary Garlic Biscuits yet?