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Old 05-25-2006, 12:02 PM   #1
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Help with Apple Crisp

I have got company coming tonight and I found this recipe for Nutty Apple Crisp for dessert and one of the ingredients is rolled oats. I have got Quaker Quick 1 Minute Oats. Is it the same? Thanks.


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Old 05-25-2006, 12:27 PM   #2
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Rolled oats are the longer cooking version. But for Apple crisp the quick oats will be fine. Go for it.

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Old 05-25-2006, 01:26 PM   #3
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Yep, for this rcipe, quick rolled oats will work just fine. You are basically using the rolled oats as a textural filling agent that adds bulk to the crisp topping. It becomes crunchy as it interacts with the other topping ingredients, (i.e. fat, flour, sugar) under heat. I ovten omit the recipe and just wing it as you will get to know the feel of the raw crisp topping as you make it a few times. It's really pretty easy, and forgiving. Unlike cake, crisp toppings don't require exact measurements, which is a good thing. It allows you to play with the ingredients and tailor your topping to the filling underneath.

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