Vanilla Apple Crisp with Caramel Sauce from Closet Cooking

5 cups apples (peeled, cored and sliced)
1/3 cup sugar
1/2 vanilla bean (split lengthwise & scraped)
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
2/3 cup flour
2/3 cup rolled oats
2/3 cup brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/3 cup butter (melted)

1. Toss the apples with the sugar, vanilla, lemon juice, and nutmeg.
2. Mix the flour, rolled oats, brown sugar, cinnamon and butter in a large bowl.
3. Place the apple mixture into an 8x8 inch baking dish and pour the topping on.
4. Bake in a preheated 350F oven until it is bubbling and the top is golden brown, about 35-45 minutes.