Buckeye Tavern Butterscotch Apple Crisp
Butterscotch Apple Crisp2017-12-07T12:55:22-05:00

Butterscotch Apple Crisp

Presented by The Buckeye Tavern



  • 5 Granny Smith apples (about 2 pounds), peeled and rough chopped
  • 1 bag (11 oz.) butterscotch chips
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. ground allspice
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 3 T unsalted butter, cubed + more for greasing dish


  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
  • Pinch of kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup pecans, chopped

For serving:

  • Butter pecan ice cream


Preheat oven to 350°F; butter a 2-quart baking dish.

For the filling:
Toss the apples, butterscotch chips, brown sugar, flour, cinnamon, allspice and lemon juice in a large bowl. Turn mixture into the prepared baking dish and dot with butter.

For the topping:
In a separate bowl, combine the flour, sugar, oats and salt. Blend the butter into the mixture until pea-size lumps form. Stir in pecans and sprinkle over filling in dish.

To finish:
Bake until the apples are tender and butterscotch is bubbling, about 45 minute. Remove from oven and cool for 5 minutes before serving. Plate with a scoop of ice cream on top of each portion.

(Serves 8)

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