Apple Cranberry Crisp

2 lb. tart crisp apples, such as Granny Smith
1/4 cup apple juice
squeeze of lemon juice
1/2 cup cranberries (or dried, sweetened are fine)
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. allspice
pinch nutmeg
pinch sea salt
1/2 cup unbleached flour
1/2 cup rolled oats
1/2 cup crushed ginger snaps
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 tsp. cinnamon
stick unsalted butter or margarine


Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.

Peel, core and slice the apples. In a large mixing bowl combine the apples with the apple juice, lemon juice, cranberries, brown sugar, spices and sea salt. Pour into a greased baking dish.

To make the topping, mix together the flour, oats, crushed ginger snaps, brown sugar and cinnamon. Cut in dabs of the chilled butter, making a moist crumbly mixture. Spoon the topping over the apples. Cover the dish with a piece of foil and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Uncover and continue baking for 30 minutes until the apples are tender, and the topping is crisp and golden brown. Serve warm.

from the kitchen of Steph