Makes 8 servings.
- 4 c. apples (crisp and tart such as Braeburn), peeled and sliced
- 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
- 1/3 plus 1/2 c. brown sugar, firmly packed, divided
- 1/2 c. rolled oats
- 1/4 c. flour
- 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
- 1/2 c. butter
- 1 c. Cheddar cheese, shredded
Preheat oven to 350° F. Combine apples, lemon juice and 1/3 cup brown sugar. Arrange in buttered 8 or 9-inch square pan. Combine dry ingredients and cut in butter until mixture is crumbly; gently mix in cheese. Sprinkle evenly over apple mixture.
Bake for 25 to 30 minutes. Serve with ice cream or whipped cream, garnish with shredded cheese.