Apple Crisp Recipe by Katy Dellos/The Greco Family “Cook”Book

In 1998 my husband, Mike and myself had gone to the First Greco Family Picnic (they have it every 5 years).  Over the next few months, Diane Randesi (one of the children of the Greco clan) had put together a cookbook that everyone who attended the picnic (about 100 people or more) contributed to the cookbook.


Apple Crisp

Serve warm with ice cream or whipped cream.

Apple Crisp Recipe by Katy Dellos/The Greco Family “Cook”Book

Apple Crisp


6 cups (3 apples), pared and sliced

1 Tbsp. lemon juice

¼ cup water

¾ cup firmly packed brown sugar

¾ cup flour

1 tsp. cinnamon

1/3 cup margarine


Peel apples. Cut in half, then quarters.  Cut out the core.  Slice into bite-size pieces.

Place apples in a buttered baking dish.  Mix water and lemon juice.  Sprinkle over apples in baking dish.

In mixing bowl, combine brown sugar, flour and cinnamon.  Using a pastry blender, cut in margarine until mixture is crumbly.

Sprinkle crumb mixture over apples in baking dish.  Refrigerate overnight.

Bake 375 F. about 30 minutes or until apples are soft and “pudding” bubbly.  Topping will be crisp.


(Recipe for the Apple Crisp recipe was in the Greco Family “Cook”Book, Katy Dellos, 1998.)

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