Apple Crisp

Craving something sweet? This time of year is a great time for a homemade apple crisp. This apple crisp recipe will satisfy your sweet tooth while also providing health benefits. Apples can help prevent further disease by lowering cholesterol levels, controlling blood sugar levels, aiding weight loss, and helping with digestion. Looking for more recipes like this? Check out our Menu Planning Program for over 500 recipes that are dietitian-approved!


  • 4 apples
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 8 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, divided
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon, divided
  • 7 tablespoons all-purpose flour, divided
  • 3/4 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger



  1. Preheat oven to 400.
  2. Peel, core, and cut apples into 1/2-inch wedges, toss with 2 tablespoons of lemon juice.
  3. Cube butter.


  1.  Add sugar, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, and 1/4 cup flour to apples. Toss to combine and pour into an 8×8-inch baking pan. Scatter 2 tablespoons of cubed butter on top.
  2. Mix together oats, brown sugar, pecans (if using), 3 tablespoons flour, salt, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, and ginger. Cut in 6 tablespoons of cubed butter and sprinkle topping over apples.
  3. Bake on center rack for 40 minutes or until topping is dark golden and apples are bubbling.


Feel free to make this recipe quicker and simpler by leaving the skins on.

Like nuts? Add a 1/4 cup pecans to spruce it up!

Enjoy your apple crisp!

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