Super Easy Apple Crisp Recipe

It is apple season across the United States, which means its time for Apple Desserts like Easy Apple Crisp.  The apple varieties that are available this time of year of amazing.  Either pick your own at many apple orchards or even the supermarkets are packed with many fun varieties that are not available the rest of the year.

Easy Apple Crisp Recipe

Easy Apple Crisp Recipe


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Easy Apple Crisp Recipe

Best Topping for Apple Crisp 

The goal for a topping for your apple crisp is simple, you don’t want to take away from the yummy apple filling.  Any good apple Crisp topping is made from sugar, oats, and butter.  Not much more than that. Sure you can add more cinnamon and a pinch of salt but traditionalist prefers 3 basic ingredients for a topping for their apple crisp.

Easy Apple Crisp Recipe

What Kinds of Apples Should I use in an Apple Crisp?

When it comes to finding the best apple for your crisp, go with a crisp, tart variety that stands up well to baking, like Granny Smith or Honeycrisp. Get a little wild and try mixing the two types of apples together. OF course, you can’t forget about the classic and wildly available Golden Delicious as another great choice for apple crisp.

Easy Apple Crisp Recipe

What Kitchen Tools Do I need for an Apple Crisp? 

You will need something to make peeling your apples easy.  Truly the hardest part of making an apple crisp.  We love our Kitchen Aid Peeler, but a traditional potato peeler does the job just takes a little longer, 

Apple peeler and Corer is always a great way to prep apples for any recipe.  

Apple slicer/ corer cuts your peeled apples into 8 even slices.  Then all you have to do is chop them into smaller pieces.

Easy Apple Crisp Recipe

Ingredients for this Easy Apple Crisp Recipe

  1. 4 large apples, peeled and sliced into cubes
  2. 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  3. 1 cup sugar (adjust for sweetness of apples
  4. 3/4 cup flour
  5. 1/2 cup old-fashioned oats
  6. 1/2 cup butter, melted
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    Easy Apple Crisp Recipe

    Yield: 6 cups
    Prep Time: 15 minutes
    Cook Time: 45 minutes
    Total Time: 1 hour

    An easy apple crisp recipe is perfect for fall dessert. Simple ingredients that come together in minutes.


    • 4 large apples, peeled and sliced into cubes
    • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
    • 1/2 to 1 cup sugar (based on the sweetness of apples)
    • 3/4 cup flour
    • 1/2 cup old-fashioned oats
    • 1/2 cup butter, softened and cubed


      1. Peel, core and chop the apples into 1-inch cubes. Place the apples, cinnamon in a bowl and toss. Then place the apples into a prepared 11 x 2-inc pan.
      2. In a small bowl combine the sugar, flour, oats and softened butter and mix until crumbly. You can use forks or a mixer to get the correct consistency.
      3. Sprinkle the mixture evenly over the apples.
        Place the pan in a preheated 350° oven and bake for 45 minutes until the crust is golden brown
      4. Serve warm or at room temp with vanilla ice cream.

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    Nutrition Information
    Yield 6 Serving Size 1
    Amount Per Serving Calories 361Total Fat 16gSaturated Fat 10gTrans Fat 1gUnsaturated Fat 5gCholesterol 41mgSodium 124mgCarbohydrates 54gFiber 5gSugar 32gProtein 3g

    All information and tools presented and written within this site are intended for informational purposes only. I am not a certified nutritionist and any nutritional information on should only be used as a general guideline.

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