The Pink Lady’s are always my first choice when apple season arrives. I love to eat a tart apple anytime of day. Now that fall is here it’s the perfect time to make a pie or crisp. I’ve altered this recipe and added orange rind and brandy.

Pink Lady Apples

Pink Lady Apple Crisp

Combine together the following ingredients for the filling:

3 pounds Pink Lady Apples, peeled, cored and cut into ½-inch pieces

Zest of an orange

1-tablespoon flour

1/2 cup granulated sugar

1/4-teaspoon cinnamon

1-tablespoon brandy

Combine the following ingredients together for the topping:

1-cup all-purpose flour

1/4 cup almond granola

1/2-cup brown sugar

Pinch of salt

6 tablespoons cold butter

1/4 cup toasted and chopped almonds

Place apples in 9 inch round baking dish, sprinkle crumb topping on top and bake for 60 minutes at 375 degrees. Serve with vanilla ice cream.