The apple filling is cooked until thick and flavored with sugar and cinnamon. It 's then poured into a large baking pan and covered with a sweet, buttery oat topping. Twenty-minutes in the oven and it 's ready to serve with ice cream or caramel sauce.
INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):
- 3 cups water
- 2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
- 1 cup white sugar
- 2 teaspoons cornstarch
- 9 Granny Smith apples - peeled, cored and finely diced
- 1 cup quick cooking oats
- 3 tablespoons butter, melted
- 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
To Make Apple Filling: In a large saucepan combine water, cinnamon, sugar, and cornstarch. Mix well, then add apples to pan. Simmer over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until apples are tender. Pour apple filling into a 9x13 inch baking pan.
To Make Topping: In a small bowl, combine oats, melted butter or margarine, and brown sugar. Mix well and sprinkle over apple filling.
Bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes or until topping is golden brown.
Baking pie is a rather straightforward technique, but a few tips can only help to make your pies come out looking and tasting perfect!