Butterscotch Apple Crisp

Butterscotch Apple Crisp
Yield: 10 servings

Apple Layer
2 1/2 pounds (about 6 medium) tart apples,
peeled and thinly sliced
1 2/3 cups (11 ounce package) Butterscotch Flavored Morsels
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine
1 cup chopped nuts
3/4 cup quick or old-fashioned oats
Ice cream or whipped cream (optional)

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Apple Layer: Arrange apples in a 13 x 9-inch baking pan. Combine morsels, sugar, flour and cinnamon in small bowl; sprinkle over apples. Bake for 20 minutes; remove from oven.

Topping: Combine flour and sugar in medium bowl. Cut in butter with pastry blender or two knives until crumbly. Stir in nuts and oats; sprinkle over apple layer. Bake for additional 30 to 40 minutes or until apples are tender and topping is lightly browned. Cool slightly.

Serve warm with ice cream.