Appears in Cook's Illustrated July/August 1998
After testing oats, corn flakes, cookie crumbs, Grape-Nuts, graham crackers, and nuts, we found a simple way to put the crunch back in crisps.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
We tried everything from Grape-Nuts to cookie crumbs as a topping for our fruit crisp recipe, and found the ideal topping mixture to be chopped nuts and flour. Cutting the butter into the flour is crucial in creating a crisp topping, and we...