Apple Crunch Pie


6 apples, cored and sliced
1 tablespoon lemon juice
3 tablespoons water
1 ¾ cups sugar, divided
1 teaspoon nutmeg or cinnamon
2 stick butter, divided
1 cup flour

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 19x13x2 casserole dish. Arrange apple slices in casserole dish. Combine lemon juice and water and pour over fruit. Sprinkle 1 cup of sugar and cinnamon or nutmeg over the apples and then dot with 1 stick of butter. In a bowl combine ¾ cup of sugar, remaining butter (melted) and flour. Sprinkle over the top of apples. Bake for 30 minutes or until apples are tender and crust is golden brown. Serve warm with a scoop of ice cream.