Crock Pot Apple Crisp

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5 from 1 vote
Crock Pot Apple Crisp is the perfect fall dessert. When the apples are abundant and you want a simple recipe that fills the house with the aroma of delectable baking apples and cinnamon.
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 3 hours
Total: 3 hours 10 minutes
Crock Pot Apple Crisp on a white plate.

Crock Pot Apple Crisp is the perfect fall dessert. When the apples are abundant and you want a simple recipe that fills the house with the aroma of delectable baking apples and cinnamon.

Crock Pot Apple Crisp on a white plate.

This Crock Pot Apple Crisp is so quick and easy and the perfect dessert when you want to serve something delicious but does not take a lot of effort. This crisp has all the flavor and spices of your favorite apple pie but without all the effort.

If you need more fall inspiration, check out these fun fall treats.


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What We Love About This Apple Cobbler in Crock Pot Recipe

When life gets crazy, and in the fall, it always seems to be crazy with kids going back to school and all the practices and activities that it brings, it is nice to have a few great recipes I can throw into my 6-quart slow cooker and get a heat start on the day.

  • 10 Minute Prep: It is a quick and easy but very satisfying dessert.
  • Easy Ingredients: All found in pantry or fridge and if you have an apple corer and slicer it is very quick.
  • Family Friendly: This apple crisp is a hit with everyone from family and friends to fancy company.
  • Adaptable: Can make it low-carb or lower calorie if you wish.
A fork in a plate of the dessert.

Ingredient Notes for Crock Pot Apple Crisp

  • Granny Smith:apples, peeled and sliced. A nice tart, firm apple is best.
  • Sugar: White sugar for the filling.
  • Cinnamon: Some for the apples and some for the topping.
  • Nutmeg
  • Flour A little all purpose flour for the apple mixture and the rest for on top.
  • Oats: Old Fashioned Oats is best but quick oats will work.
  • Brown sugar: Light brown sugar or dark brown sugar will work.
  • Baking powder and Baking Soda: the combination works really well for this topping.
Oates, apples, flour sugar and butter.

Equipment Needed for Crock Pot Apple Crisp

How to Make Crock Pot Apple Crisp

These are the basic steps for making apple cobbler in crock pot. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions.

STEP 1: START

Begin by spraying your crock pot with a non-stick cooking spray. Then arrange the apple slices in the crock and add the sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt and flour, stir to combine.

STEP 2: TOPPING

Next, mix all the ingredients for the topping. Sprinkle evenly on top of the apple mixture, place on the lid. Bake on low in the crock pot for three hours.

Prep and Storage Tips for Slow Cooker Apple Crisp

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

This is a great recipe for a fall get together. Since you make it in the crock pot it can be made hours in advance and kept on the warm setting even after the four hours are up.

HOW TO STORE THIS RECIPE

Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to three days.

HOW TO FREEZE THIS RECIPE

Place the apple crumble in the freezer in an airtight container and freeze for up to six months.

HOW TO REHEAT THIS RECIPE

Cover a bowl of the crisp with a paper towel and microwave for a minute or two to warm up.

Frequently Asked Questions about this Easy Crock Pot Apple Crisp

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE HEALTHIER?

Really, it is easy to make this recipe fit your dietary needs. Try using sugar substitute for the white and brown sugar. Use a gluten-free flour for the topping and omit the salt if necessary.

CAN I SUBSTITUTE DIFFERENT APPLES?

Of course, it is an easy swap to use a different apple. Simply make sure that it is a firm baking apple so that the apple pie filling does not get too mushy. Try apples such as honey crisp, pink lady or snapdragon are some of the best apples for apple crisp.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Indeed, you can make a smaller portion in the crock pot or use several crock pots and use the recipe card below to increase the amount you make.

WHY DO THEY CALL THEM GRANNY SMITH APPLES?

Not because she was a tart old lady but because she brought the apples here when she emigrated from England, find out more about her here.

Ice Cream on the crisp.

Expert Tips for Making This Apple Cobbler in Crock Pot Recipe

  • Add Nuts: Crushed pecans or walnuts add a satisfying crunch to the crisp.
  • Top: Drizzle a little caramel sauce on top of your apple dessert.
  • Variation tip: Bake the slow cooker apple crumble in the oven if you wish.
  • Dietary consideration tip: Feel free to use sugar substitute in the dish.
  • Fruit: Dried cherries, cranberries or raisins add a nice flavor.
  • Apples: While slicing the apples place in a large bowl with a little lemon juice to keep them from browning.

What to Serve with Crock Pot Apple Crisp

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Crock Pot Apple Crisp on a white plate.
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Crock Pot Apple Crisp

Yield: 6 servings
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 3 hours
Total: 3 hours 10 minutes
Crock Pot Apple Crisp is the perfect fall dessert. When the apples are abundant and you want a simple recipe that fills the house with the aroma of delectable baking apples and cinnamon.
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Ingredients

FILLING

  • 10 cups Granny Smith apples, peeled and sliced
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon flour

TOPPING

  • 1 cup oats
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted

Instructions

  • Spray the crock of your slow cooker with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Place the sliced apples in the crock.
  • Add sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt and flour; stir to combine.
  • To make the topping, mix all of the ingredients together until it resembles coarse crumbs.
  • Spread topping on top of apples in an even layer.
  • Set slow cooker to low and cook for four hours.

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Expert Tips

 
  • Add Nuts: Crushed pecans or walnuts add a satisfying crunch to the crisp.
  • Top: Drizzle a little caramel sauce on top of your apple dessert.
  • Variation tip: Bake the slow cooker apple crumble in the oven if you wish.
  • Dietary consideration tip: Feel free to use sugar substitute in the dish.
  • Fruit: Dried cherries, cranberries or raisins add a nice flavor.
  • Apples: While slicing the apples place in a large bowl with a little lemon juice to keep them from browning.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 550kcal | Carbohydrates: 100g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 292mg | Potassium: 370mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 66g | Vitamin A: 588IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 75mg | Iron: 2mg
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Apple

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