6 medium (6 cups) apples, peeled, cored, sliced
1/2 cup sweetened dried cranberries
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup uncooked old-fashioned oats
1 teaspoon firmly packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 cup honey-roasted sliced almonds
Vanilla ice cream, if desired
Heat oven to 375°F.
Combine apples, cranberries and sugar in bowl; mix well. Place mixture into ungreased 9-inch square (2-quart) baking dish.
Combine flour, oats, brown sugar, cinnamon and ginger in bowl; cut in butter with pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in sliced almonds. Sprinkle mixture over apples. Bake 25-35 minutes or until apples are tender and topping is golden brown.
Serve warm with ice cream, if desired.
Select an apple variety recommended for baking or use a combination of baking apples such as Granny Smith, McIntosh and Braeburn.
Honey-roasted sliced almonds are usually found in the produce aisle of the supermarket.