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How to make an Easy Apple Crisp

Easy Apple Crisp

Easy Apple Crisp is the perfect fall dessert. Loaded with sweet apples and topped with a crumb topping. It's my favorite easy alternative to apple pie! 
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Desserts
Cuisine American
Servings 8 Servings


Apple Crisp Filling Ingredients:

  • 6 - 7 cups sliced apples about 4 apples
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon cloves
  • 1 tablespoon all purpose flour

Crisp Topping Ingredients:

  • 2/3 cup rolled oats
  • 6 tablespoons cold butter
  • 2/3 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter a 9 inch pie pan. Set aside.
  • To make the filling, in a bowl, combine apple slices, sugar, nutmeg, ginger, cloves and flour. Mix well to coat the apples. Place apples in prepared baking dish.
  • To make the crisp topping, combine all topping ingredients together in a bowl and using a pastry cutter or your fingers, cut the butter into the ingredients until crumbly. Sprinkle over the top of the apples.
  • Bake crisp in preheated oven for 25 - 30 minutes or until topping has browned and edges are bubbly. Allow to cool several minutes before serving.
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Keywords: apple pie, apples, Christmas, crisp, fruit, thanksgiving