This is hands down the best Apple Crisp I’ve had! I originally shared this recipe in Oct. 2013 but of course it’s still my go-to apple crisp and always a hit! I just decided it was time to update the photos so I thought I’d share it again in case you missed it.
Because this is a recipe you don’t want to miss out on! Especially this time of year with the abundance of fresh apples in season!
Trust me, this apple crisp will be the highlight of any meal! I mean if I had it my way this would be the main meal :).
I love to serve it with vanilla ice cream and salted caramel sauce but the salted caramel sauce isn’t always a must. Just a definite added bonus that gives it that caramel apple flavor.
This is what fall weekend are all about! Walks through the autumn trees – where you’re all bundled up cozy, warm apple cider and hot cocoa, pumpkin patch shopping and carving, and this apple crisp. Every year. It’s a must!
Here you get an abundance of fresh apples covered with a buttery, crisp and crumbly oat topping that is practically guaranteed to leave everyone craving more. I mean who could resist this?
Just be sure to slice your apples thin so they become fully tender. No one wants a crunchy apple crisp.
Crisps and crumbles are one of my favorite desserts because I love fruit and I’m head over heals crazy for a good sweet, crisp topping.
Plus, I love that they are faster than pies and you don’t have to wait 2 hours for pie crust to chill, then 2 hours for the pie to cool.
This is how you celebrate fall! Because isn’t fall such a fun time of the year?? Make it soon!
This apple crisp is a must every fall! Definitely a family favorite!
- 1/2 cup (70g) all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup old fashioned oats
- 1/2 cup (110g) packed light-brown sugar
- 1/2 tsp baking powder
- 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/3 cup (76g) unsalted butter , diced into small cubes
- 2 lbs Granny Smith apples (at room temperature) peeled, cored and sliced thin (about 1/8-inch)
- 3 Tbsp (42g) unsalted butter , melted
- 2 Tbsp all-purpose flour
- 3 Tbsp water
- 1 Tbsp lemon juice
- 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/4 cup (55g) light-brown sugar
- 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1 pinch salt
Preheat oven to 375 degrees and position oven rack one level below the center. Butter an 8 by 8 inch baking dish (or small casserole dish with a similar size), set aside.
In a mixing bowl whisk together 1/2 cup flour, the oats, 1/2 cup brown sugar, the baking powder, 1/4 tsp cinnamon and 1/4 tsp salt for 30 seconds.
Add diced butter and using clean fingertips, rub butter into dry mixture until it comes together into small crumbles. Transfer to refrigerator to chill while preparing filling.
In a small mixing bowl, whisk together melted butter and flour until well blended, then mix in water, lemon juice and vanilla. Stir in 1/4 cup brown sugar, 1/2 tsp cinnamon, and pinch of salt.
Place apples in a large bowl then pour butter mixture over apples and toss to evenly coat, then pour apple mixture into prepared baking dish and spread into an even layer. Remove topping from refrigerator and sprinkle into crumbles evenly over top of apples.
Bake in preheated oven until top is golden brown and apples are tender when pierced with a toothpick, about 35 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to rest 10 minutes before serving. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream and salted caramel sauce if desired.
Recipe Source: Cooking Classy (originally shared October 2013)