Crumb Top

  • Yield 1 servings

A crumb top for pies you'll go crazy over.

Ingredients

1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
3 tablespoons granulated sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon cinnamon
1/2 cup unsalted butter, cold, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1/4 cup rolled oats

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, brown sugar, granulated sugar, salt, and cinnamon, and mix well.
  2. Add the butter to the flour mixture, and mix thoroughly with a pastry blender, a fork, or your fingers until the texture is like small peas.
  3. Add the rolled oats, and mix to create a crumbly consistency.
  4. Sprinkle the crumb topping over a pie before baking.

Reprinted with permission from Dani Cone’s Cutie Pies (Andrew McMeel Publishing, LLC, 2011).

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