Taste the Tradition: Apple Cranberry Crisp Recipephoto

Cranberries during this time of year are a great reminder of the holiday spirit. This November, use this scrumptious cranberry recipe to bring family and friends together. You can taste this holiday treat at the Beach Café this winter.  Chef Matthew Steffen recommends pairing this dessert with a Bourbon Furnace hot cocktail. This mixture of Bourbon, apple cider, splash of Amaretto and a cinnamon stick will be sure to warm you up when the weather cools down. Read on to learn how to make the delicious Apple Cranberry Crisp at home…

Apple Cranberry Crisp


Servings: 4

Recipe Ingredients:

1.       Orange Pecan Oatmeal Topping
2.       Cranberry Apple Filling
3.       4 scoops Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

Recipe Directions:  Put cranberry apple filling into 4 deep dishes. Top with the oatmeal crust. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes. Rotate the crisps and cook for an additional 15 minutes or until bubbly and golden brown. Place a scoop of vanilla bean ice cream on each and enjoy.

Recipe for orange pecan oatmeal topping:

8oz – Butter (Cold) ½ inch pieces
1 ½ cup – A.P. Flour
1 cup – Brown Sugar
½ cup – granulated sugar
1 cup – oats
1 ¼ cup – chopped pecans
1 each – zest of an orange

Directions: Mix all ingredients in a food processor until the butter is broken up and incorporated. Chill for 20 minutes.

Recipe for cranberry - apple filling:

5 each – gala apple – peeled, cored, and sliced
½ lb. – fresh cranberries
½ cup – sugar
1 tbsp. – ground cinnamon
1 tsp. – salt

Directions: Mix all ingredients in a mixing bowl until everything is well coated. Reserve for later.