Salted Caramel Apple Crisp


For the Apple Filling
10 cups sliced apples (see post for more on this)
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
1 and 1/2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 cup granulated sugar, packed
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
For the Crumb Topping
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
1/2 cup pecans, chopped
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 cup (4 ounces) unsalted butter, cold and cubed
1 cup salted caramel sauce
Flaky sea salt, for sprinkling, optional
Ice cream, for serving, optional


Preheat oven to 375 degrees (F).
For the Apple Filling
Lightly grease a 9×13 inch baking dish. Place the sliced apples in a large bowl and toss with the lemon juice; set aside.
In a medium bowl combine the flour, granulated sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Sprinkle this mixture over the apples and toss well to coat. Pour mixture into prepared baking dish and set aside while you make the crumb topping.
For the Crumb Topping
In a large bowl combine the flour, brown sugar, oats, pecans, baking powder, nutmeg, and cinnamon.
Using a pastry blender or two forks, cut in the cold butter until the mixture resembles a coarse meal.