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Apple Crisp

The best Apple Crisp is warm, fragrant, sweet, and full of delicious spices, and this recipe has it all! Serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a truly winning combination!
Course Dessert
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 cups apples (about 5-6 apples), peeled and sliced
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup brown sugar, packed
  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ginger

Topping:

  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 cups old fashion oats
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • teaspoons cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup butter, melted

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease a 9x13 inch baking pan.
  • Peel and cut apples into ¼ inch think pieces and put into a medium bowl. Add 1 teaspoon of vanilla to the apples, and stir to coat evenly. Set aside.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together brown sugar, flour, cinnamon, and ginger. Add to the apples and stir to coat. Spread the apples evenly in the prepared 9x13 dish.

Topping:

  • In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, oats, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt.
  • Melt the butter and add it to the flour mixture. Using a fork, mix until coarse crumbs form.
  • Sprinkle the topping evenly over the apples.
    **It's easiest to use your fingers to sprinkle the topping over the apples, breaking up any larger clumps as you go.
  • Bake for 40 minutes or until apples are tender and the top is lightly browned.
  • Serve warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream

Notes

Best Apples for Baking: Granny Smith, Brauburn, Pink Lady, or Cortland.