Basic Apple Crisp
4 medium tart cooking apples, sliced (4 cups)
3/4 c packed brown sugar
1/2 c all-purpose flour
1/2 c quick-cooking or old-fashioned oats
1/3 c butter or margarine, softened
3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
3/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
~ Heat oven to 375ºF.
Grease bottom and sides of 8-inch square pan with shortening.
~ Spread apples in pan. In medium bowl, stir remaining ingredients except cream until well mixed; sprinkle over apples.
~Bake about 30 minutes or until topping is golden brown and apples are tender when pierced with a fork. Serve warm with cream.
Serve warm with ice cream (if desired)