Apple Crisp With Brown Sugar Oat Topping

Apple crisp

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  • Total: 40 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Yield: 1 pan (2 to 3 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
470 Calories
17g Fat
77g Carbs
5g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1 pan (2 to 3 servings)
Amount per serving
Calories 470
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 8g 42%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 483mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 77g 28%
Dietary Fiber 6g 21%
Protein 5g
Calcium 113mg 9%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

You'll enjoy this wonderful apple crisp. Feel free to double this apple crisp recipe and bake it in an 8-inch square baking pan or baking dish for four. Or scale it up even more for a larger baking dish and a crowd. The apples and topping mixture can also be divided among ramekins for single-serve portions. Adjust the baking time accordingly when using a smaller or larger pan.


  • 2 cups apples (peeled, cored, and sliced)
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar (firmly packed)
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup quick oats (or old-fashioned rolled oats)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3 tablespoons butter (softened)

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

    Gather the ingredients for apple crisp
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  2. Place apples in a buttered 9-by-5-by-3-inch loaf pan.

    Apples in pan
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  3. Combine brown sugar, flour, oats, cinnamon, nutmeg, and softened butter and mix until crumbly.

    Combine brown sugar, flour, oats, cinnamon, nutmeg, and softened butter
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  4. Sprinkle mixture over the apples.

    Add mixture over apples
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  5. Bake in a preheated 350 F for about 30 minutes, or until apples are tender and topping is nicely browned.

    Bake the apple crisp
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  6. Serve warm with ice cream or whipped topping.