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Homemade Apple Crisp

This is the best, buttery apple crisp recipe. It's full of flavor, fall spices and topped with a rolled oat topping. It's baked to be crispy and delicious!
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time40 minutes
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Total Time55 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 302kcal
Author: Eden
Cost: $10


Apple Crisp Filling

  • 5 green apples peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Apple Crisp Topping

  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 5 tbsp unsalted butter cubed
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter melted


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Peel and thinly slice the apples.
    sliced apples for homemade apple crisp
  • Mix the sliced apples, corn starch, sugar, lemon juice and vanilla extract in a mixing bowl and mix using a spatula until the ingredients are combined.
    apple crisp filling
  • In another mixing bowl add in the rolled oats, flour, brown sugar, cubed butter, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt.
  • Mix the topping with your hands until it becomes a crumble texture.
    apple crisp topping
  • In a round skillet layer the apples evenly until the bottom is filled. Then add a second layer over until you run out of apples.
    sliced apples for easy apple crisp
  • Crumble the apple crisp topping over the top of the apples, covering all of them.
    apple crisp topping layered over sliced apples
  • Place the skillet on a baking sheet and in the oven for 40 minutes at 350 degrees.The apples will be tender and the topping should be brown and crispy.
    the best apple crisp recipe
  • Melt the 1/2 cup butter and pour it all over the top of the crisp.
  •  Serve warm with vanilla ice cream.
    apple crisp topping


Apple crisps are best enjoyed soon after they’re made. For maximum freshness, store any leftovers on a plate at room temperature for 24 hours.
You can also refrigerate the apple crisp in an airtight container for 5 to 6 days.
You can freeze apple crisp. Let it come to room temperature, then store in an airtight container. Freeze for up to 3 months.


Calories: 302kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 49mg | Sodium: 153mg | Potassium: 73mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 574IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1mg