Zucchini CrispZucchini Crisp

Ingredients for filling:

  • 12 cups zucchini, seeded, peeled, sliced
  • ¾ tsp. cinnamon, plus
  • 1 ½ tsp cinnamon, for later
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ tsp. nutmeg
  • 2/3 cup lemon juice

Crust Mixture:

  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • ½ tsp salt

Directions:

  1. Cut zucchini in half lengthwise, remove seeds and peel. Cut zucchini halves into slices like an apple. In large pot simmer sliced zucchini in lemon juice until tender.
  2. Combine crust ingredients in large bowl, mix till crumbly.
  3. To tender zucchini mixture, add sugar, ¾ tsp cinnamon and nutmeg, stir. Then add ½ cup of the Crust Mixture and continue to simmer till thick. Cool.
  4. Pat ½ of Crust Mixture into a lightly greased 13 X 9 inch pan. Bake at 350 for 10 minutes.
  5. Spread zucchini mixture over crust, add remaining 1 ½ tsp. cinnamon to remaining crust mixture, and sprinkle this over the zucchini mixture.
  6. Bake at 350 for 40 minutes.

Zucchini Crisp