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Cinnamon Apple Crisp

This cinnamon apple crisp is full of warm juicy apples and topped with a buttery oat crunch. Topped with ice cream , the perfect dessert.
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Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 8


  • Crisp Topping
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup old fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 Teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 5 Tablespoon cold butter

Apple Filling

  • 2 lbs Firm Baking Apple like Granny Smith
  • 1 Tablespoon Corn starch
  • 1/4 cup apple juice or water
  • 1/4 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 Tablespoons cold butter


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray or butter a 3 QT baking dish
  • In a medium bowl prepare the crisp topping by combining flour, oats , brown sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and salt.
  • Dice 5 tablespoons of cold butter and cut it into the dry mixture using a pastry cutter or 2 knives.
  • Once the butter is cut into it well and the mixture resembles gravel place the bowl in the fridge until its time to use
  • Peel , core and slice apples. Slice the apples pretty thin .
  • Place the apples in a large mixing bowl and sprinkle them with Brown sugar, cinnamon, cornstarch and salt.
  • Drizzle the apple and lemon juice over the apples and toss them until they are coated well
  • Place the apples in a 3 quart baking dish( 8x8 brownie pan will work) and dot it with the 3 tablespoons of butter in tiny pieces
  • Top the apples with the reserved topping mixture from the fridge
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes
  • Serve with Ice cream or Whipped cream


Slicing the apples thin and uniform will allow them the bake evenly and be soft, nobody like hard apples in a crisp
Keyword apple crisp, cinnamon apple crisp, fall dessert
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