The BEST Apple Crisp

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4 from 1 vote
Prep: 20 minutes
Cook: 45 minutes
Total: 1 hour 5 minutes

If you are looking for an easy and delicious apple crisp recipe, this is the BEST apple crisp recipe I have ever tried. Fall is the BEST time FAVORITE for all things apple! But nothing says fall like a pan full of warm apple crisp!  My mother’s recipe is the BEST apple crisp recipe , and I wanted to share with you!

apple crisp in a white bowl with a red napkin and red apple in the background.

Some may say this is THE BEST apple crisp recipe they’ve ever had!  The apples are nice and soft (without becoming mushy) and the crumb topping….oh, it’s so delicious! 

best apples for apple crisp

I used Macintosh apples and one ginormous Northern Spy apple (it was all that the tree produced this year).  But you can use whatever type of apples tickle your fancy for this apple crisp recipe!

How to make the best apple crisp

  • Take apples of your choice and spread them in an even layer in a 13 x 9 pan.
  • Take a medium bowl and mix sugar, cinnamon, and flour.
  • Distribute the mixture evenly over apples and pour water into pan
  • Start making the topping by combining all the topping ingredients in a medium bowl.
  • mixed until the texture becomes crumbly.
  • sprinkle the crumb topping evenly over apples.
  • bake at 350 F for best apple crisp!

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Tips For best ever apple crisp recipe

I highly recommend taking a trip to your local apple orchard or farmer’s market and picking up a bushel of your favorite varieties.  Not only are you supporting local businesses and agriculture, but you’ll be sure to get great fruit that’s loaded with flavor (not water).

Then, when you get home, make a batch of this deliciousness.  You won’t be sorry.

Dark brown sugar can give your apple crisp recipe the extra flare you’ve been missing! Also, You can never go wrong with caramel! bump or add that in for a sweet flavor that is to die for!

Adding ingredients such as, nuts, walnut, pecans, or macadamia nuts will give your apple crisp an extra toast ! You can not go wrong!

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The BEST Apple Crisp

4 from 1 vote
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Servings: 8
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes

Ingredients

Filling

  • 10 cups apples peeled, cored and sliced
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup water

Topping

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

Instructions

  • Spread apples in an even layer in a 13x9 pan.
  • In a medium bowl, combine the sugar, flour and cinnamon.
  • Distribute the mixture evenly over the apples.  Pour water into the pan.
  • To prepare topping, combine all of the topping ingredients in a medium bowl.
  • Mix until the texture becomes crumbly.
  • Sprinkle the crumb topping evenly over the apples.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes.

Expert Tips

I highly recommend taking a trip to your local apple orchard or farmer's market and picking up a bushel of your favorite varieties.  Not only are you supporting local businesses and agriculture, but you'll be sure to get great fruit that's loaded with flavor (not water).
Then, when you get home, make a batch of this deliciousness.  You won't be sorry.
Dark brown sugar can give your apple crisp recipe the extra flare you've been missing! Also, You can never go wrong with caramel! bump or add that in for a sweet flavor that is to die for!
Adding ingredients such as, nuts, walnut, pecans, or macadamia nuts will give your apple crisp an extra toast ! You can not go wrong!

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4 thoughts on “The BEST Apple Crisp”

  1. sorry if the answer to this is right under my nose-but
    do you put the topping on top before you put in in the oven or after it’s done?

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