If you’re looking for a warm, cinnamon, caramel apple tasting crisp that’s like an Autumn hug, then this is for you! I’ve sweetened this crisp with granulated regular sugar and brown sugar. The brown sugar is what is giving this crisp the caramel flavor. The buttery sugar crumble topping has the perfect amount of sweet and crisp to top the caramel apple cinnamon filling. Be sure to read the recipe in it’s entirety before starting.
I call this Old Fashioned because I use Transparent Apples like my grandma and mom always used. They are perfect for baking. They are tart and soft so they bake quick. If you don’t have access to an apple tree that bears Transparents, then Granny Smiths would be the best. The cooking time will have to be adjusted to bake longer because Granny Smiths are crisp and not as soft as Transparents. I bet your neighbor, mom, grandma, or church friend, have a Transparent tree. Ask around. My mom has a tree so she brings me big bags of Transparent apples every season. Happy Dance!!!
You can always drizzle caramel over the top. My family and I love it with a big ol’ scoop of vanilla ice cream. My kids say this recipe is “Fire” which is slang for amazing I’m told 😉