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Pikes Peak Spiked Apple Crisp

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 8
Author Creative Culinary


  • 5 C peeled and sliced green cooking apples
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon sugar
  • 1 tsp. grated lemon rind
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange rind
  • 1 jigger Grand Marnier
  • 1 jigger Amaretto

For the Crumb Topping:

  • ¾ C granulated sugar
  • ¼ C light brown sugar
  • ¾ C sifted flour
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ½ C butter
  • ¾ cup toasted chopped walnuts
  • Whipping cream or ice cream for topping optional


  • Arrange apple slices in greased 2 quart round casserole.
  • Sprinkle cinnamon, lemon and orange rinds and both liqueurs on top of apples.
  • In a separate bowl, mix sugars, flour, salt and butter with a pastry blender or in a processor until crumbly; add the chopped walnuts..
  • Spread mixture over top of apples.
  • Bake uncovered at 350 degrees until apples are tender and top is lightly browned, approximately 1 hour.
  • Serve warm with cream, whipped cream or with vanilla or cinnamon ice cream.