Today we are joining our pal Phenny from Easy Blog and Bacon for Shopping Around The World.  The idea is to pick a recipe that fits with the month’s theme which is is a pie, dessert, or something sweet.  Then you shop for the groceries to make it and post your recipe and the prices for the ingredients.   It has been so rainy that we needed some comfort food.  We picked Apple Crisp!

Apple Crisp

This Apple Crisp recipe requires simple ingredients.

Apple Crisp Ingredients
Apple Crisp Ingredients
  • 6 Apples 2 lb. bag–$2.79 USD ($2.60 Euros)
  • 2 Tbsp. Sugar 1 lb package–$1.69 USD ($1.57 Euros)
  • 1 ½ tsp. Cinnamon 2.3 oz. jar–$1.99 USD ($1.85 Euros)
  • ¾ cup Old Fashioned Oats 42 oz. package–$3.50 USD ($3.26 Euros)
  • ¾ cup Brown Sugar 24 oz. package–$3.49 USD ($2.29 Euros)
  • ½ cup cold Butter 8.8 oz. package–$2.99 USD ($2.78 Euros)

I had many of the ingredients on hand but one I needed to purchase was butter because we do not use a lot of butter in our house.

I found this one.

Butter From Brittany, France
Butter From Brittany, France

Whoa!  Butter from Brittany, France!  Phenny lives in Brittany.  I guess this recipe was fate.  OK it was a little more costly than regular butter, but I could not resist.

Let’s Get Baking

The first thing you need to do is to peel, core and slice the apples.  It is time consuming, but remain focused.  You have to be careful with the knife and keep your fingers clear.

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The Peanut Gallery Is Keeping An Eye On Me

Once you have a big pile of apples, and this part is very important, make sure you set three pieces of apples aside to feed the hungry mob.

sliced apples
Apples All Sliced And Ready To Go Minus Three Pieces

Next you mix the apples with a bit of sugar and cinnamon.  Then you make the topping.  For the topping you mix the oats, flour, brown sugar and more cinnamon together in a bowl.  Then you cut in the cold butter using your pasty blender.  They say you can also use two forks if you don’t have a pastry blender, but you can’t.  Get a pastry blender if you do not have one.  Luckily I dug through a million drawers and found one.

Apples In The Dish And Topping Blended With Pastry Blender
Apples In The Dish And Topping Blended With Pastry Blender

Put the topping over the apples and pop in a 350 °F (175 °C) oven for about 40 minutes.

Apple Crisp Ready For The Oven
Ready For The Oven

Once the Apple Crisp is in the oven it is time for the pups to get their apples.

Apple Tasting

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Storm Taste Testing An Apple
chesapeake bay retriever apple
Freighter Has Apple Incoming

Finished Product

Nothing smells better than apples and cinnamon baking.  Finally the Apple Crisp was done and ready to come out of the oven.

Apple Crisp Out Of The Oven
Apple Crisp Out Of The Oven
apple crisp

Hope you enjoyed Shopping Around The World!

7 thoughts on “Shopping Around The World-Apple Crisp

  1. I love this recipe!!! and even with butter made in france and probably from a cow I see on my morning patrols :o)
    the mama loves apples and cinnamon… that is a match made in heaven :o)
    I will look if Phenny like apples too… he currently loves lambs lettuce (probably he thought the taste is like lamb chops lol)

    1. I laughed and laughed over the butter. Our dogs love apples. I was tired of cutting them or I would have shared more.

  2. Mom likes that with cinnamon ice cream. Katie loved apples, but my sisters and I won’t eat them which kind of bums Mom out.

  3. That looks so yummy! I like mine with some vanilla ice cream. 🙂
    No apple gets peeled around here without some being shared with the crew! It’s one of the few fruits that even Cricket loves.

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