Delicious Apple Crisp Recipe

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Ever find yourself with a handful of apples that just aren’t as fresh and crisp as they were when you bought them? Well here is a quick and easy recipe to turn the apples sitting on your counter into a yummy desert the whole family will enjoy.

Yield: 8 servings

Apple Crisp

Apple Crisp

Ever find yourself with a handful of apples that just aren't as fresh and crisp as they were when you bought them? Well here is a quick and easy recipe to turn the apples sitting on your counter into a yummy desert the whole family will enjoy.

Cook Time 1 hour
Additional Time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes


  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup and 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup cold unsalted butter
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 6 large apples, peeled, cored and cut into chunks
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon


Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a large bowl mix together flour, brown sugar, 2 tables spoons of sugar and salt. Cut the butter into the flour mixture using a pastry blender. Add oats to mixture, using your hands, mix together and squeeze to form large moist clumps. Place in fridge to chill, while preparing the apples.

In another large bowl mix together apple chunks, remaining sugar, lemon juice and cinnamon. Once thoroughly mixed spread apple mixture along bottom of 9x9 baking dish. Sprinkle the topping mixture and bake until golden brown and bubbling, approximately 60 minutes. Let cool before serving.


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Andria Milliard lives in the Fraser Valley with her husband, her daughter Hazel, her son Everett and their two fur kids, Izzy and Murray. Once Hazel became mobile the antics between her and the animals didn’t slow down, combine this with Andria’s love to share great brands and products and her blog The Cheerio Diaries was born.

48 responses to “Delicious Apple Crisp Recipe”

  1. I really like this recipe for Apple Crisp. My husband loves this dessert and I am always looking for ways to change it a bit. Thank you, Andria, for this recipe.

  2. This looks wonderful. A classic that everyone loves. Thanks for the recipe.

  3. a favorite in this house, we make it quite often!

    • ….happening this a.m. My girl is helping out, she’s pretty excited 🙂

  4. We love Apple crisp and this one looks delicious

  5. Nice recipe. I will have to give it a try on a cooler day.

  6. I tried your recipe last night for dinner but I omitted the 1/2 cup and 2 tablespoons granulated sugar just because we are limiting our sugar intake. it was delicious thanks

  7. sounds delicious. I usually use normal sugar so this would be a lovely added taste I’m sure using brown sugar – great idea and thanks for sharing 🙂

  8. thanks for the great recipe!! cant wait to give this a try. We love apple crisp and love to have it once a week as a treat after dinner but we are always buying store bought so would love to make it myself 🙂

  9. this looks really good and I have all the ingredients alreay

  10. Sounds like a delicious dessert. Mmmm

  11. Thanks so much for the great recipe. we love apple crisp!

  12. We love apple crisp and it has come to be one of our favorite desserts.I make it quite often and my recipe is very similar to yours.

  13. Looks delicious. Thanks for sharing, we love an apple crisp! 🙂

  14. This crisp is delicious i have made it a few times already

  15. This looks so yummy and makes me anxious for fall just a little bit.

  16. I love this recipe, I love apple crisp and apple pie though I actually never eat apples – weird eh?

  17. This Apple Crisp recipe would be fun for me to try. My daughter would enjoy making it also. Anything with apples would be a hit in my home.

  18. wow you can cook i love that a lady used to make them for me all the time

  19. We all love apple crisp in our home and this one doesn’t use a ton of sugar! Thanks for the recipe!

  20. Omgosh We just had this last night (Store bought) Hhaha Thank you so much for posting this =) I will be sure to try the homemade way (Which No doubt is Better) Thank you again Looks Delicious x

  21. This looks so yummy – thanks for the great recipe!

  22. Apple Crisp is definitely a family favourite — yummy!

  23. Yum! I love making apple crisp!

  24. I tried this Apple Crisp recipe and it was delicious

  25. I love apple crisp , its a fave in our house your recipe is almost the same as mine , yummy think i will make one this afternoon 🙂

  26. Oh that sounds so good! It’s raining here today – that sounds like dessert!! Thanks!


  27. Hubby asks for this often

  28. I love apple crisp, great little recipe.

  29. It’s almost apple season and I can’t wait to fill the house with apple smells!

  30. It’s been a hectic summer and I have yet to make this recipe for Apple Crisp. I plan on making it sometime this fall when life slows down a little. I appreciate all the recipes you include on your blog.

  31. Apple Crisp is a long time favorite ofour family

  32. Mm might have to make a crisp tonight. Thanks for the inspiration.

  33. This is always a family hit!!

  34. I got a huge bag of Peaches at the market yesterday for $1. and made this(instead of Apple) and it was delicious

  35. Easy to make with children. My grand kids like to peel the apples, measure in the ingredients and play with the mixture. Makes the home smell so good too and it’s delicioius

  36. Fun simple recipe,delicious ever time

  37. you can never go wrong with an apple recipe

  38. Apple crisp is my fave , i love it , i look forward to fresh apples and making it for the family , i will be trying your recipe , thanks for sharing the recipe 🙂 looks delish !

  39. We love apple crisp in our home and I am making some this evening. thanks for sharing.

  40. This looks so delicious and I am hoping this will cheer us up.The weather is crappy.It’s either raining or snowing this spring! Thanks so much for the great post.

  41. This is by far my most favorite recipe for dessert. Thanks so much for the post.My family is always asking for this. 🙂

  42. thank you for the apple crisp recipe yummy

  43. I have half a bag of left over apples on my counter after making a pie… guess what I’m making tonight! Thank you so much!

  44. It’s certainly an awful long time since I ate an apple crisp and I really fancy one now having re-read the recipes they are really yummy.

  45. Just pinned this, love Apple Crisp its our go to desert.

  46. Apple crisp is a favorite in my house this looks so good

  47. I have some apples that need using up right now actually.

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