I love the simplicity of apple crisp...it's definitely one of my "go-to" comfort food recipes because it's not only easy to throw together, but I usually have all the necessary ingredients. We really like the crumb topping here, so if we're in the mood I double it up! For the topping you can use white or brown sugar - whichever you feel like. :)
Peel, core, and slice approximately 2lbs apples to fill 9x13 just over half-full (they can be heaping a little, they'll settle while baking). Sprinkle apples with 3/4 cup sugar and 1 tsp cinnamon.
For the topping mix the following dry ingredients:
3/4 Cup Flour
3/4 Cup Quick-Cook Oats
3/4 Cup Sugar
1/4 Tsp Salt
1/2 Tsp Baking Powder
Then add 1/2 Cup softened butter until crumbly (I like to use a fork to mix this or just go to it with my clean hands).
Bake in 350 degree oven for approximately 35 minutes or until nice and bubbly. Test for done-ness with a fork in the center...you should feel the softness of the apples as you push it through. You really can't ruin these by baking them longer...they'll just get really soft. :)
Serve warm with a nice scoop of vanilla ice-cream - come on, you know you want to....