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Apple Crisp With Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie Filling and Red Hots

Char Milbrett is a creative writer and artist from Minnesota. She enjoys sharing recipes, crafts, hobbies, and games from her home state.

Apple-Strawberry-Rhubarb Crisp With Red Hots

Apple-Strawberry-Rhubarb Crisp With Red Hots

Cook Time

Prep timeCook timeReady inYields

1 hour

1 hour

2 hours

One 9 x 13 pan (feeds two, around our house!)

Ingredients

  • 8 Honeycrisp apples, peeled and sliced
  • 2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup red hot candies
  • 1 can strawberry-rhubarb pie filling
  • 1 stick butter, melted
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 cup flour

Instructions

  1. Peel, core, and slice apples.
  2. Place apple slices in pan, sprinkle with 2 tablespoons of cinnamon, and add 1 cup of water.
  3. Add a half cup of Red Hot candies.
  4. Spread 1 can strawberry/rhubarb pie filling across top of apples.
  5. Mix 1 stick of melted butter, 2 cups of sugar and 2 teaspoons cinnamon and 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg and 1 cup of flour together. Spread on top of pie filling.
  6. Put in oven preheated to 350˚F and bake for 1 hour.
  7. Remove when evenly bubbly and top coating is browned.

Tip: Use an Apple Slicer/Corer/Peeler Tool

If you don't already have one, I recommend getting yourself an apple peeler/slicer/corer tool. My son built me a cutting board that fits inside my sink, and I attach the peeler directly to it.

It's a huge time-saver. You pull the crankshaft back, poke the apple by the stem, push the apple to the cutter side, start turning the crank, and within seconds, the apple peeler knife pares the apple. Then, the apple is turned across a sharp blade, which cuts a circle in your apple that separates the core from the slices, and a round, flat blade evenly slices your apple into thin slices. Then, you remove the apple from the prongs.

At this point, I place my apple over the pan and use a small knife to cut the whole, sliced apple into small, one-inch pieces.

© 2017 Char Milbrett

Comments

Char Milbrett (author) from Minnesota on November 20, 2017:

Thanks for your comment, Louise Powles. Yes. That cutting board has seen many years of use and I love it!

Louise Powles from Norfolk, England on November 20, 2017:

That looks delicous. My mouth is watering now. I like the cutting board your son made you. That's really useful.

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