* 1/2 tsp. each, ground cloves, all spice and nutmeg, optional
* 1 cup (plus a few tbsp extra) sugar
* 1/2 cup (1 stick) margarine
* 1/2 cup unbleached all-purpose flour
* 1/2 cup oats
How to make it
Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease a 9-inch pan. Cut the apples into thin pieces. In a separate bowl, sprinkle the spices and 2- 3 tbsp sugar over the apples, mix. Place apple mixture in prepared baking pan. Melt the margarine in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add the flour, oats and remaining sugar. Cover the apples with the flour/ oat mixture. Bake for 20 to 30 minutes or until the crust is lightly browned.