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Skillet Salted Caramel Apple Crisp

5 from 2 reviews

Ingredients

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Salted Caramel

  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup half and half
  • 1/2 teaspoon fleur de sel or coarse salt

Topping

  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) cold butter cut into to small cubes
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Filling

  • 3 pounds apples, preferably Gala peeled and sliced
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Pinch of nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons butter

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.

Salted Caramel

  1. In a large deep skillet over medium heat add butter, brown sugar, and half and half.
  2. Cook, stirring occasionally until butter is melted and sugar has dissolved. Bring to a boil and continue to cook and stir for about another 2-3 minutes. Stir in salt. Pour sauce into a bowl and set aside.

Topping

  1. In a large mixing bowl add butter cubes, flour, oats, sugars, cinnamon and salt. Using an electric mixer on medium speed beat until mixture is crumbly.

Filling

  1. Toss apples with lemon juice. Add sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg and toss to coat.
  2. In a large oven safe skillet melt butter over medium heat. Add apples and cook, stirring occasionally until just tender, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat.
  3. Reserve 1/4 cup of caramel sauce. Pour the remaining caramel sauce on top of apples. Evenly sprinkle with crumb mixture.
  4. Transfer skillet to oven and bake for about 20 minutes until hot and bubbly.
  5. Serve with vanilla ice cream and drizzle with reserved caramel sauce.