Apple Crisp
    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
    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.