About Baking Apples. I use large Granny Smith apples, but you can make apple crumble with other types. Most eating apples are sweet, but tart apples are best for baking. You also want the apples to be firm or the crumble will come out mushy. - Mark Tarses

Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees.

Crumble Topping.
Place all the following ingredients in a food processor.

Mix the ingredients above in your food processor using brief pulses just until the mixture looks crumbly and there are no large pieces of butter viable. Do not over mix. Add

Gently mix everything together.

Apple Filling.
Place all the following in a large bowl.

Mix the ingredients above in the bowl with your hands.
Place the apple mixture in an 8" x 8" square baking dish or individual ramekins. Spread the topping even on the apple mixture. Bake approximately 40 to 50 minutes (20 to 30 minutes for ramekins) until the crumble is bubbly and the topping is golden brown. Do not overcook or the apples will get mushy. Serve warm with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream. Reheat leftovers in a microwave oven.

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