Classic Apple Crisp with Oat and Walnut Crust

A simple dessert that can be whipped up in just a few minutes with ingredients you in your pantry.

One scopp or two?

Another apple dessert? You bet.

Having just been apple picking in Montana and Washington State, I have apples on my mind.

This is a classic fall dessert that will take center stage at any gathering or holiday dinner. It is easy enough to enjoy even on a weeknight because it can be thrown together so quickly.

I love you- a bushel and a peck

Simply peel and rough chop your apples- Golden delicious, Honey crisp, Granny Smith, Pink Lady, McIntosh- what ever you like.

Top with a flour and oat crumble that comes together mixing by hand and bake for 45 minutes. Top with ice cream or whipped cream.

So simple.

So perfect.


This is so good!
Oats, cinnamon, butter, light brown sugar, a dash of sea salt and flour-
add in chopped nuts and you have the perfect cumble toppingn for any fruit dessert

Classic Apple Crisp – Serves 6

  • 7-8 medium size apples- about 8-9 cups, peeled, cored and rough chopped

  • 1 TBSP lemon juice

  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

  • For the crisp topping
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour

  • 1 cup old fashioned oats

  • 1 cup light brown sugar

  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt

  • 1/2 cup butter, cold, cut into pieces

  • 1/2 cup walnut halves, chopped

Freshly picked Honey Crisp from Washington State made up this amaizng dessert

Method- Prep time 20 minutes- Baking time 45 minutes

  • Pre heat oven to 350 degrees.
    Grease a 4 qt baking dish with butter. Set aside.
  • Combine the chopped apples with cinnamon and lemon juice. Pour into the prepared baking dish. Set aside.
  • In a medium bowl mix the flour, oats, sugar, salt, cinnamon, with a whisk until well combined. Stir in butter and with clean dry hands, crumble the mixture between your fingers until the mxture resembles peas. Add in walnuts and mix well to combine.
    Sprinkle the crumble topping on top of the prepared apples.
    Do not swap out and use quick oats. The mixture becomes a mushy mess.
  • Bake at 350 for 45 minutes or until fragrant, bubbly and golden borwn.
    Serve with vanilla ice cream, a drizzle of caramel or whipped cream.
Ready for the oven.
Autumn means baking!

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