Old-Fashioned Apple Crisp

Old-Fashioned Apple Crisp 

Do you know the difference between Apple Crisp and Apple Crumble? A crisp is a baked fruit dessert topped with a crisp and crunchy layer of ingredients.
A crumble is a baked fruit dessert with a layer of topping that rarely includes oats or nuts.

Bake this easy Apple Crisp as apples are in season this month.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 50 minutes

Serving Size: 8


  • 1 1/2 c All Purpose Flour (swap in Gluten-Free Flour Blend or replace with Whole Wheat Flour if desired)
  • 1/2 c Organic Old-Fashioned Oats (certified gluten-free if desired)
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 5 tbsp Unsalted Butter, diced (swap in Vegan Butter like Earth Balance if desired)
  • 2 tsp Royal Cinnamon by Burlap & Barrel
  • 1/2 tsp Stone Ground Nutmeg by Burlap & Barrel
  • 5 Medium Organic Granny Smith Apples
  • 1/2 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 2/3 c Brown Sugar


  1. Preheat the oven to 375ºF. Peel and slice apples 1/4" thick. Add to bowl.
  2. Sprinkle 1 tsp Royal Cinnamon and Lemon Juice on apples and stir with wooden spoon to coat. Spoon into Pie Pan.
  3. In same mixing bowl, combine flour, organic oats, brown sugar,
    salt and butter. Using two butter knives or pastry blender, cut butter into oat mixture, using a slight downward twisting motion, until mixture resembled pea-sized crumbs.
  4. Spread topping over apples in a pie pan.
  5. Bake for 30 minutes until golden brown and apples are tender when pierced with a fork.