Orchard Recipes

Jo Ann Aamodt's Apple Crisp


2 cups sliced apples
3/4 cup sugar
2 Tablespoons flour


1/4 cup oatmeal
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup shortening or butter
1/4 cup flour


  1. Mix apples, sugar and flour together and put in greased 9 in. pan.
  2. Mix topping ingredients until crumbly and spread over apples.
  3. Bake in 350-degree oven for 40 minutes.

Quick Recipes

Quick Baked Apples

One apple = 1 serving


  1. Hollow out the core of one good baking apple, such as Haralson.
  2. Fill the hole with 1 Tbsp. brown sugar, topped with 1 tsp. butter.
  3. Place in a microwave safe glass dish, cover. Cook on high for approximately 5 minutes.

Quick Apple Sauce


  1. Peel and slice 6 apples, such as Haralson.
  2. Place in a microwave glass dish and toss with sugar and cinnamon, to taste.
  3. Microwave on high approximately 5 minutes, until apples are tender. (Stir once after 2-1/2 minutes.)
  4. Mash with a fork or puree in a food processor, if desired.

Apple, Cinnamon and Walnut Oatmeal

  1. Follow the package instructions to make 2 servings of either regular or quick cooking oatmeal on the stove or in the microwave.
  2. Before cooking, add one apple diced into ½-in. pieces and 1 Tbsp. walnuts.
  3. Top with sugar and cinnamon or brown sugar, if desired.