Gluten-Free Brandied Apple Crisp!
Apple crisp was the dish that I was first known for, back when I was a kid. I substituted my favorite granola cereal for the rolled oats that most recipes called for... and a favorite was born!
As an adult, I’m a big fan of the combination of apples, cinnamon, brown sugar, and apple brandy - as you may have noticed by now. (Mmmm Brandied Apple Upside Down Cake!) The Apple Brandy gives a little extra something to this dish, an added warmth and complexity. It tastes like the holidays!. This apple crisp is the perfect way to end a crisp, cool day of apple picking with your special someone.
Apple Crisp was definitely one of the things that immediately came to mind, when I found out about my gluten allergy - so of course, I had to make a GF version. This won't be for everyone - I realize that some people have issues with oats - but it'll hit the spot for those who CAN have oats.
Also, bonus: Because the topping is oats based anyway, NON-gf people not only don't take it as "GF", but find it tastes better than with regular flour!
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