Skillet Salted Honey Apple Crisp

Skillet Salted Honey Apple Crisp

YIELD: Makes 6-8 servings

INGREDIENTS

1 - stick butter

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divided
1 cup - oats 1/4 cup - brown sugar 1 cup - chopped pecans 2 T - flour 1/2 cup - sugar 1/4 cup - honey 1 tsp. - kosher salt

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divided
zest and juice of 1 small orange 4 - crisp, tart apples (such as Granny Smith)

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cored and cut into 1/2" slice
1 tsp. - ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp. - ground nutmeg additional honey for drizzling

DIRECTIONS

Preheat oven to 375ºF.

Cut up 1/2 of the butter into small cubes. In a medium bowl, mix the butter with the oats, brown sugar, pecans and flour until it is crumbly, but starting to clump together. Set aside.

Melt 1/2 of the butter over medium heat, add the sugar, honey, salt, orange juice and zest, cook for 15 minutes until the sauce starts to turn light brown, syrupy and reduced by 1/2.

Add the apples, cinnamon and nutmeg. Toss to coat and continue cooking for another 6-8 minutes.

Turn off the heat and add the crumbled, pecan mixture to the top of the apples. Place in the oven and bake for 10-12 minutes or until the topping begins to brown and the apples start to bubble. Serve warm with additional honey drizzled on top.

TIP

Add 1/2 cup of fresh or dried cranberries for a seasonal twist to this dish.