Even without apple orchards all around, I can still make warm, cinnamon-y, soul-satisfying easy apple crisp, just like my mom did when I was growing up. This apple crisp without oats has a crunchy cinnamon streusel topping and a lightly spiced, tender apple filling. I was focused on what was to come: my first classroom as a teacher, a new city (Baltimore then North Carolina), and new friends. I’m so glad you liked it, Jo! Best apples in Canada are honey crisp (pricey), grannies, and Braeburn. It’s my favorite post-apple orchard activity (eating this, that is ;)). Thanks for such a great recipe. This one is low-fat and delicious! Add sliced apples and mix well to coat apple slices completely. Recently moved and not unpacked yet. Mar 7, 2020 - Explore Colleen Silva-Oliveira's board "APPLE CRISP WITHOUT OATS", followed by 110 people on Pinterest. Thanks for the recipe it was so easy!! This Easy Apple Crisp Recipe is a classic old fashioned dessert that makes you feel all warm and cozy! This post may contain affiliate links. Stir 3 / 4 cup uncooked old-fashioned oats . Bake for 45-50 minutes, until bubbling and topping is golden brown. The mixture will look like cornmeal. Spread flour mixture over the apples. The photos were updated and a video added in October 2018. One story says it originated in my Great Grandparent’s restaurant in a little Iowan town. At least half amount. I'VE NEVER MADE OR HAD AN APPLE CRISP THAT HAD SUCH A CRISPY TOPPING LIKE THIS ONE. I didn't feel that cinnamon flavor was too strong. THIS IS BY FAR THE BEST APPLE CRISP I'VE EVER HAD! We served the apple crisp with Blue Bunny's cinnamon ice cream (a limited flavor for the fall/winter) to accent the spice in the crisp. Made it today after apple picking yesterday. But switching up your side dishes can bring a refreshing change to a classic comfort food dish. Finally I topped the whole thing with the melted butter. The first bite of this heavenly dessert makes me forget about apple orchards and geography differences; it transports me right back to being 11 years old again on those Sunday nights, snuggled in and cozy, filled with all the love of the strong women in my family. As she put it, “I’m 75 years old, so you know that was a long time ago.”. So happy to hear, Maria!! Advertisement Step 2 And just like her mom did when she was growing up. baking dish. Apple crisp with a crunchy oat-free topping is the perfect fall treat! I’ll have to try the pecans next time – sounds yummy! I have nothing against oatmeal in other recipes, but this really does taste like my grandma made it! Absolutely amazing! DIRECTIONS. I only ended up using about 5 small-medium sized Royal Gala apples since that was all that I had to use up. I often make a half-batch too (to try to stop myself from eating it ALL in one sitting ;)). So delicious. She’s double the amount of buttery topping – obviously the only natural progression. Doubling it is 100% the right call! Sure, I was definitely going to miss my family, my friends, and the two cuddly cats I grew up with. This is the perfect apple crisp and a great way tokick of the fall season. Serve warm. I am celiac as well as having an allergy to oats. Definitely a must make! Hi Eddie! Looking forward to trying it! I just made this. Thanks for commenting! It makes the most of the nation’s all-time favorite fruit, it’s a favorite with food lovers of all ages, and it’s nearly impossible to screw up! It is simply the “best” ever. Your apple crisp without oats is … Don’t be afraid to throw in some more spices too. BEST apple crisp ever!!! Apple chunks Unfortunately I haven’t tested it with almond flour myself so I can’t say for certain, but since you’re not actually binding a batter together I’m guessing you should be fine. square pan with non-stick vegetable pan spray. I made this earlier today and it the MOST DELICIOUS APPLE CRISP EVER!!! 1. I would have liked it better if the cinnamon was mixed in witht the crumb topping and not sprinkled on top. Preheat oven to 375°. Butter an 8x8 baking dish, or spray with non-stick cooking spray. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Add comma separated list of ingredients to exclude from recipe. I think it adds that special fall taste. My husband helped me to make the flour mixture & had accidentally mixed some of it into the apples before he re-read the directions. 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon . This recipe was delicious just as written. Can you give me a suggestion for using peaches ? It is fabulous, thank you for sharing such a gem with us. Grandma’s Apple Crisp is a timeless old fashioned recipe. Will make this again. https://www.chowhound.com/recipes/apple-crisp-with-oatmeal-streusel-11416 This recipe was okay I made it because the ingredients where simple and I needed to use up some apples. Instead of the ingredients listed above I used 3 Granny Smith Apples cup of all purpose flour cup white sugar cup rolled oats cup brown sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 egg 2 teaspoons of cinnamon and 1 tablespoon of melted butter. Thank you for the recipe! The result was a dessert that could feed MANY…LOL!! But I didn’t think about the little things. https://www.yummly.com/recipes/simple-apple-crisp-without-oats I will definitely make it again!! I highly recommend using it! Place apples in a greased 8 inch square pan. I left the peels on the apples as suggested by another reviewer. Course Dessert. Halved the recipe because I was low on flour and using what I had on hand, also used a mix of brown sugar and white. Thank you! Bake for 15 minutes at 425 degrees; then 40 minutes at 350 degrees. Thanks for commenting! Notify me of follow-up comments by email. I also used half brown sugar and half white sugar because I like the flavor of brown sugar. Growing up, Sundays in the fall were my favorite. Cube the apple by cutting each slice the "short" way 2 or 3 times. Thanks so much for commenting, Elba!! Prep Time 10 mins. Would be better with MUCH less sugar. Place in freezer to chill further. Preheat oven to 375°F. Cut out core. I would personally reduce the sugar a bit in the apple mixture if you want it a little more tart. PREPARE APPLES. Storage: I usually store the apple crisp on the counter, covered, for 1-2 days (if it lasts that long!). Even better, apple crisp is a perfect base for improvisation. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved, The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified. Hate when recipe calls for oats. I’ve made it in both glass and ceramic baking dishes, but would probably stay away from metal. In a mixing bowl, add chopped apples, granulated sugar, 3/4 tsp of the cinnamon and lemon juice. The crisp has a good amount. Like the recipe says I first mixed together the flour white sugar egg and baking powder; only I found the mixture to be a little too dry so I added some water. The topping on this is so crunchy and the apple are very sweet. Servings 6 to 8 … The best part of it was that it was low-fat and healthy for you. My family doesn’t care for an oatmeal topping so this is our new favorite apple crisp recipe. Apples: You want to use apples that are sweet yet tart and will not break down during cooking; if you can find Jonathan apples, they are best. Adjust oven rack and preheat oven. I also sprinkled nutmeg and cinnamon on top b/4 baking. I'm going to make your green bean casserole for a potluck tomorrow. Amount is based on available nutrient data. Grease 8 x 8 dish. I love the apple cider substitute! Place apples in greased 9-inch square baking pan. Also, pro tip about the food processor, that’s such a good move! Dish: Adjust the size of the pan as needed; as you can see in the photos I used a casserole dish – use what you have, the thickness of the crisp just may vary! ★☆. I was so excited to leave the cold that I didn’t realize I might miss the distinct seasons and all that comes along with it. I would also not hesitate to mix the flour mixture into the apples rather than just spread it on the very top. Step 2: In a large bowl, toss the sliced apples with the granulated sugar, flour and cinnamon until coated. Use your best judgment or favorite apple (if it’s not mushy!). We use the exact same recipe in our family that has traveled down from my grandmothers mother. Peel, core, and slice the apples. The second story is that my Grandma got it off of a sugar sack (yes, I said sack) many, many years ago. I think I may have used slightly too much cinnamon but other than that it was GREAT! 5 from 8 votes. Pears sound like a delicious addition, I can’t wait to try it next time! If you want to reheat the entire pan, heat in the oven at 350°F for approximately 10-12 minutes. Also, I added some pears with the apples and it was incredible. This simple, old fashioned fall dessert is the best apple crisp ever! Awesome recipe. THE TOPPING IS SO CRISPY EVEN AFTER A FEW DAYS IN THE FRIDGE (IF IT LASTS THAT LONG!) Mix flour, brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg in large bowl; cut in margarine with … I doubled the recipe and made it in a 9x13 pan. A crispy crust on top, and sweet apples underneath. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. It’s like a big Grandma hug that fills your soul to the very top with comfort. I have been making this recipe for years!! The only other changes I would make next time are to use brown sugar instead of white for the topping b/c I think it would be even more attractive. Sounds like a great family dish! The key to this recipe is that there are no oats in the topping, just melt-in-your-mouth sugar, buttery goodness. TRULY THE BEST! Combine 1/2 cup sugar, 1/4 cup water, and 1 teaspoon cinnamon in a large casserole dish or 9×9 baking dish*. Run to the store, apple orchard, or your neighbors – grab them apples and get to choppin’! What an awesome thing to hear! It’s the best old-fashioned apple crisp out there. It was a little too sugary and starchy for what I'm used to in an apple crisp. Information is not currently available for this nutrient. It is the perfect apple crisp. The best is yet to come! I can’t wait to make it again, and share it !!!! I used Honeycrisp apples and they were a bit sweet so I cut down on the sugar and also cut the cinnamon in half since we don't like a strong cinnamon flavor. yummy recipe! I’ve been known to eat it at room temperature, or warm in the microwave for a quick fix. Print Recipe. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes at 450 degrees. Can I substitute almond flour for the regular flour? Kristine. Other awesome apple recipes. There’s nothing I love more than bringing people together with food, a good glass of wine, and a kitchen dance party! Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Directions. Congrats! Really great recipe changed the sugar to half brown and half white and the flour to 3/4 flour and 1/4 rolled oats also changed the sugar and cinnamin sprinkle to brown sugar and cinnamin and for alittle spice I also added raisins(1/2 cup) and walnuts(about 3 tablespoons finely chopped). my great grandmother called a very similar version of this recipe English Apple Pie. Leftovers tasted even better the next day after being warmed in the microwave. Best Apple crisp I’ve EVER had….even better than my previous favorite at a local farm!!! This is a DEFINITE for Thanksgiving dessert! Thanks so much, Hannah! I made a half batch for us last night too, and I couldn’t agree more that I should’ve made a full batch, too! I’ll never make apple pie again! A. Gently press it on the apples and into the oven it goes (photos 5-6)! Cool slightly and serve with vanilla ice cream. Thank you! I did tweak the recipe a little though based on previous reviews I took their advice to come up with something relatively similar. Filed Under: All Recipes, Dessert Tagged With: comfort, crisp, easy, fall. After the apples were in place I spread the cornmeal mixture on the apples and then topped it with a mixture of 1 teaspoon of cinnamon the brown sugar and rolled oats. Only thing I would change is I would make the full recipe so we had more! Required fields are marked *, Rate this recipe Make some for dessert tonight! Quick to prepare, this apple crisp is a heavenly fall dessert. Just like her mom did when she was growing up. -SANDRA. Will try this one .. (btw…I doubled the ingredients and STILL made it in a 9×13 glass dish. Place apples in a large bowl. I’m so glad you enjoyed. Mine didn't really have a "crust" per se but there were bits and chunks of it which was very crispy and crunchy..loved it. Still amazingly DELICIOUS!). Mix together with 1/2 tablespoon cinnamon. Allrecipes is part of the Meredith Food Group. Cut an apple into quarters. Step 3: Next, pour the apple mixture into your prepared pan. Sundays meant apple orchards, crisp cool air, hikes to look at the changing leaves, and ending the day with warm apple crisp, fresh out of the oven with a big scoop of ice cream. This Easy Apple Crisp is made with a cinnamon apple pie filling and is topped with a butter crumble topping (no oatmeal on this one!) Hope this helps, let me know if you have any other questions! And come fall, I feel it big time. Can be served with milk poured over it. That’s so special! Most apple crisp recipes seem to have as much fat as chocolate cake- I'd rather have the chocolate cake! We like it a lot. Join the FITK community and receive our 10 tips for becoming more efficient in the kitchen! Learn how your comment data is processed. This recipe was originally published in October 2015. Peel and slice apples into 1/4 to 1/2 inch slices. DIRECTIONS Cut cold butter into small cubes. It had a bottom layer too!. That sounds delicious. Apple orchards, apple cider, caramel apples...  and most significantly of all, making apple crisp with freshly picked apple orchard apples. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. Glass, metal or ceramic? It will warm your soul with juicy, tender apples, and a crisp, buttery, melt-in-your-mouth no-oats topping. I added pecans, just because we love them, but no changes are necessary to this wonderful recipe. Place apples in a greased 8 inch square pan. Then I sliced the apples (I left the skin on and you couldn t even tell they were there) and mixed them with 1 teaspoon of cinnamon. Drizzle with butter or margarine. Sounds great..and your description sold me !