Apple Crisp  & Oat Topping

"This easy apple crisp with oat topping made with apples, brown sugar, and cinnamon comes together quickly and easily using just one mixing bowl!"

- Boston Girl Bakes

key ingredient

fresh apples


Filling – apples peeled – flour – white sugar – ground cinnamon – lemon juice Topping: – all-purpose flour – old-fashioned oats *see note – light brown sugar – granulated white sugar – ground cinnamon – salt – unsalted butter melted

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Apple Crisp  & Oat Topping


6 Servings



total time

50 Minutes

prep time

15 Minutes

1. Prep oven and pan. Preheat the oven to 375oF. Lightly grease an 8×8” baking dish.


2. Make apple filling. In a large mixing bowl, toss apples, flour, sugar, cinnamon, and lemon juice in a bowl until the fruit is evenly coated. Spread apple mixture into pan. Wipe out the bowl to re-use for the topping.


3. Make the oat topping. In the same mixing bowl, stir together the flour, oats, sugar, cinnamon, brown sugar, and salt in a large mixing bowl. Stir in the melted butter until mixture is thoroughly moistened and crumbly. Crumble topping over apples evenly.


4. Bake. Bake at 375°F for about 35-40 minutes until the top is golden brown and the fruit mixture is bubbling. If your oat topping is browning too much, just place some foil over the top until the apples are tender and the crisp is baked through. Cool slightly before enjoying. It's best enjoyed warm, the day that it is made. The topping will soften each day. Eat with whipped cream, ice-cream, or just as is!


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