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Marissa’s Apple Crisp (gluten-free)
5 cups apples, peeled and sliced
1 1/4 tsp cinnamon
1 cup oats
1/2 cup brown rice flour
3/4 cup maple syrup
6 tbl butter
Toss apples with 1/2 tsp cinnamon and layer in the bottom of a 13x9 baking dish. Combine oats, flour and remainder of cinnamon. Break in butter, then add maple syrup. Spread over the top of the apples. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-40 minutes - until apples are soft and bubbly and top is brown and crisp. Serves 6-8
Add dried berries or chopped nuts to the apple mixture.
Add chopped nuts or flax meal to the topping.
Combine apples and pears.
Top with a dollop of frozen yogurt, gelato, coconut milk ice cream, or ice cream.
Note: If you use gluten free oats this is a gluten free recipe