Fruit Crisp

This all-natural fruit crisp is sure to become an instant classic in any home. Granulated maple sugar provides not only sweetness, but also essential minerals and amino acids.

Servings: 8-12 Cook time: 30 Min Ready in: 1 hr an 10 Min


3 apples, washed and diced (1/2 inch)

2 pears, washed and diced (1/2 inch)

1/3 cup apple juice

1/2 cup granulated maple sugar (available in specialty shops, this dehydrated maple syrup is a delicious natural sweetener and is popular in New England and also available for purchase from maple farmers)

1/2 cup whole grain pastry flour

1 cup rolled oats

1/4 cup walnuts, chopped

1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom

1-2 cloves, ground

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/8 teaspoon sea salt

3 tablespoons cold butter


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Lightly oil a 12×12 baking pan. Spread fruit evenly in the pan and add apple juice.

In a bowl combine maple sugar, whole grain flour, rolled oats, walnuts, cardamom, cinnamon, cloves and sea salt.

Work in cold butter until evenly combined and there are no large lumps.

Sprinkle dry ingredients on top of fruit.

Cook uncovered 35-40 minutes, until topping is golden brown and fruit is tender.



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