INGREDIENTS For the Topping: 2 Tablespoons butter 2 packed Tablespoons brown sugar 1-1/2 Tablespoons maple syrup 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon pinch of salt 3/4 cup old fashioned oats 1/4 cup sliced almonds
For the Apples: 2 Tablespoons butter 1 packed Tablespoon brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 2 medium-sized tart apples, peeled then cut into bite-sized pieces (about 2 cups) vanilla Ice cream
INSTRUCTIONS For the Topping: 1. Add the butter, brown sugar, maple syrup, vanilla, cinnamon, and salt to a medium-sized pan over medium heat then stir until melted and bubbly. 2. Add oats and almonds, stirring often, until mixture is very fragrant and slightly toasted. Approximately 5 minutes. 3. Scrape onto parchment paper lined baking sheet, then set aside to cool.
For the Apples: 1. Add butter, brown sugar, and cinnamon to the same skillet, and stir until melted and bubbly. 2. Add apples, then turn heat down and sauté for 7 minutes, stirring occasionally. 3. Scoop apples into bowls, and top with crisp topping 4. Serve with ice cream.