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Serves 4-6

Kitchen and outdoor equipment needed:

  • Campfire or cast iron skillet
  • Knife
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Fork
  • Bowl for mixing topping
  • Hot mitts
  • Ingredients:
  • 4 peeled or unpeeled apples
  • ¾ cup flour
  • ¾ cup packed brown sugar
  • ½ cup oats, quick cooking or regular but not instant oatmeal
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ butter or margarine, softened

  • Have fire at cooking temperature or preheat oven to 375’ or medium heat on stovetop.
  • Slice apples and spread into ungreased skillet.
  • Mix all other ingredients together with a fork. If camping, mix all dry ingredients and place in a plastic bag and seal it at home. Add butter when you make this topping.
  • Sprinkle topping over apples.
  • Bake uncovered until apples are golden brown, about 30 minutes.
  • Using mitts, remove pan from heat.
  • Let pan cool.
  • Carefully dish up to serve warm or cold. Cream can be added.

*Aunt Mary was not on Poppy’s family tree, until Poppy and Mama chose to add her to their family.



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Carol Curtis Stilz