8 cups sliced peeled tart apples (about 6 medium)
2-1/4 cups packed brown sugar, divided
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 cup butter or margarine, softened
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup finely chopped walnuts, divided
Vanilla ice cream, optional
Place apples in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking dish.
Sprinkle with 1/4 cup brown sugar and cinnamon. In a mixing bowl,
cream butter and remaining brown sugar. Add eggs. Stir in flour and
1/2 cup walnuts. Spread over apples. Sprinkle with remaining walnuts.
Bake at 350° for 45-55 minutes or until the apples are tender. Serve
warm with ice cream if desired.
Yield: 12-16 servings.