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Old Fashioned Apple Crisp served in a white bowl.

Apple Crisp

This Apple Crisp recipe with oats and pecans has a comforting homemade apple pie filling and a irresistible crumble topping. This Crisp is as comforting as a hug from Grandma.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Apple Crisp, Apple Crisp with Oats, Old Fashioned Apple Crisp
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 309kcal
Author Heather


Apple Pie Filling

  • 9 medium Granny Smith Apples *or Braeburn Apples
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar *packed, either light or dark sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon all-spice
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger

Crumble Topping

  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar *packed, either light or dark sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 large egg
  • 6 tablespoons butter *melted


Apple Pie Filling

  • In a large mixing bowl mix together filling ingredients with the exception of apples and mix well.
  • Peel, core and cut apples into 1/4 inch slices. As the apples are cut add to mixing bowl and stir well. (Apples will naturally weep but this is good.) See Note #1 below.
  • Transfer apple mixture to an ungreased 9 x 13 inch pan and evenly spread apples in pan.
  • Preheat oven to 325℉.

Crumble Topping

  • In a medium sized mixing bowl stir together the sugars, flour, cinnamon, oats, baking powder, pecans, egg and vanilla until the the mixture becomes crumbly and the moisture from the egg and vanilla are well incorporated into the dry ingredients
  • Sprinkle crumble mixtue evenly over the top of the apples and drizzle melted butter over the top of the crumble topping.
  • Bake for 45 mins at 325℉ and then raise the temperature to 400℉ and continue baking for another 15 mins or until crumble topping is golden brown.
  • Let cool at rooom temperature for about 30 mins and serve with vanilla ice cream or homemade whipped cream.


*Please use as many organic ingredients as possible.
Recipe Notes
Note #1- As each apple is cut stir into sugar mixture. This will start the weeping process and prevent apples from turning brown.


Calories: 309kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 98mg | Potassium: 221mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 38g | Vitamin A: 275IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 1mg