Apple Crisp Recipe – Sugar Spun Run

This basic apple crisp recipe may be prepped in simply 10 minutes and prepared inside an hour! My recipe makes use of melted butter for an extremely buttery taste with out ever touching a pastry cutter. Recipe features a how-to video!

Bowl of apple crisp topped with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and cinnamon.

My Favourite Apple Crisp

Image it now…heat, sugared and spiced juicy apples baked to tender perfection beneath a beneficiant blanket of buttery crisp…are you prepared for fall but? Make a batch of this apple crisp, and also you’ll be there very quickly!

My recipe is:

  • Really easy to make (simply 10 minutes to prep!) WITHOUT the necessity for a pastry cutter.
  • An amazing solution to expend apples for those who are usually a bit overzealous along with your apple selecting like I’m (apple butter and apple fritters are different choices too!).
  • Excellent for making prematurely or freezing; test the FAQ part beneath for particulars.
  • Completely sinful with scoop of vanilla ice cream–in my home, that is non-negotiable!
  • Basic and comforting. It’s simply so quintessentially *fall* 🍂

Apple crisp is certainly one of my favourite fall recipes, and with fall formally arriving this month, I assumed it was about time I re-share this recipe with you!

What You Want

You can also make this recipe with a number of pantry staples (butter, sugar, flour, and so on.). Actually, isn’t that a part of what makes consolation meals so good?

  • Apples. Much like my apple pie recipe, I like to recommend utilizing granny smith apples for this recipe. A agency, tart apple works effectively right here, however you may as well use a semisweet apple, like gala or honeycrisp (these are additionally nice for making apple dumplings, so when you’ve got any leftovers, attempt that recipe!). I sometimes want about 7 small apples to get 2 cups.
  • Oats. We’ll be utilizing quaint rolled oats right this moment, identical to when making my oatmeal raisin cookies. Actually, I even assume the crisp a part of this recipe even tastes like a crumbled oatmeal cookie!
  • Brown sugar. I add mild brown sugar to each the apples and the crisp parts of this recipe. Darkish brown sugar may work too, however the taste shall be richer.
  • Cinnamon. Apples and cinnamon go collectively like peanut butter and jelly–we merely can’t make apple crisp with out it! I add cinnamon to the apples and the crisp for additional taste.
  • Melted butter. If you happen to’ve made my streusel recipe, you understand how a lot of a sport changer melted butter may be when making a crumb topping! Right this moment’s crisp isn’t any completely different. Not solely is that this technique a lot simpler than utilizing chilly butter and a pastry cutter, nevertheless it additionally yields a extra buttery taste!

SAM’S TIP: This recipe was designed for a tart or candy/tart apple, so for those who use sweeter apples, understand that this can end in a sweeter crisp.

Keep in mind, that is simply an outline of the substances I used and why. For the complete recipe please scroll all the way down to the underside of the put up!

Learn how to Make Apple Crisp

  1. Toss the sliced apples with brown sugar, lemon juice, flour, cinnamon, and salt. Set this apart when you put together your crisp. This can begin to break down the apples a bit and make them juicy, very like macerating strawberries.
  2. Whisk collectively the melted butter and vanilla extract, then set this apart.
  3. Stir the flour, oats, sugar, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon collectively in a big bowl, then drizzle the melted butter combination overtop. Toss this combination along with a fork till it’s clumpy, however don’t go too far that you simply flip it right into a paste.
  4. Stir the apples yet one more time earlier than transferring them right into a buttered 9×9 or 11×7 baking dish.
  5. Scatter the crisp evenly overtop, then bake at 375F for 50 minutes or till the apples are tender and the topping is a lightweight golden brown. You may cowl the crisp with foil if it begins to get too darkish whereas baking.
  6. Serve heat with vanilla ice cream, and revel in!

SAM’S TIP: Crisp just isn’t the identical factor as cobbler! Crisps usually have a crumblier, crispier topping that’s made primarily of butter, sugar, and oats (although some sources argue that crumbles have oats while crisps never do, I disagree). Cobblers have a biscuit-like topping that appears like cobbled highway. If you happen to’d wish to make apple cobbler as an alternative, you could possibly at all times make the apple base from this recipe and the cobbler topping from my blueberry cobbler. I’d suggest baking as instructed in that recipe for finest outcomes.

Spoon scooping a baked apple and oat crisp dessert out of a baking pan.

Continuously Requested Questions

How do I make apple crisp prematurely?

Put together the apples and place in your pan as instructed, then cowl and refrigerate. Make the crumble topping and retailer that in a separate hermetic container within the fridge.

When you’re able to bake, uncover your apples, scatter the ready topping on high (it may be just a little agency, simply break it up with a fork), and bake in keeping with recipe directions.

Can apple crisp be frozen?

Sure! To freeze earlier than baking, put together the crisp as instructed, then cowl and freeze for as much as 3 months. When able to bake, switch to the fridge and thaw for a number of hours or in a single day, then uncover and bake at 350F.

To freeze an apple crisp that’s already been baked, first enable it to chill to room temperature, then cowl tightly with plastic wrap and foil and freeze for as much as 3 months. Thaw within the fridge, uncover, and bake at 350F till warmed via, about 20 minutes.

How ought to apple crisp be saved?

Cool it fully after which cowl with plastic wrap or foil. You may retailer it at room temperature for twenty-four hours or within the fridge for 4-5 days.

Be aware that the topping does have a tendency to melt because it sits, so I like to recommend reheating within the oven to revive the crispiness.

I promise I’m not attempting to hurry summer season away, however with the warmth lastly letting up a bit, I can’t assist however really feel just a little bit enthusiastic about fall baking!

Get pleasure from!

Let’s bake collectively! I’ll be strolling you thru all of the steps in my written recipe and video beneath! If you happen to do this recipe, you’ll want to tag me on Instagram, and you may as well discover me on YouTube and Facebook

Apple Crisp Recipe

This basic apple crisp recipe may be prepped in simply 10 minutes and prepared inside an hour! My recipe makes use of melted butter for an extremely buttery taste with out ever touching a pastry cutter. Recipe features a how-to video!