There’s all manner of delicious desserts out there just waiting for you to indulge in their flavor. That being said, the old standard, while still quite tasty, can get a bit played out after a while. Cakes, pies, cookies, and more are fine, but every now and then it can be nice to switch things up.
That’s the kind of recipe we’re showing you today. If you’re tired of the same desserts you’ve always had, then an apple crisp is the best way to mix things up. Sweet and warm with an amazing crunchy topping, it’s sure to please even the pickiest eaters you can find.
Let’s learn about how to make apple crisp without oats to find out why this dish is just so great.
Step #1. Prepare Ingredients
- 6 apples (like Granny Smith, Honeycrisp or Golden Delicious)
- 1/4 cup water
- 1 tbsp. cinnamon, ground
- 3/4 cup flour
- 3/4 cup brown sugar
- 3/4 cup powdered milk
- 1/2 cup butter, softened
Step #2. Peel & Core the Apples
Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Peel, core and slice the apples. Place them in an 8″ or 9″ baking dish. Sprinkle with the cinnamon and pour water over them evenly.
Step #3. Prepare the Apple Crisp Topping
Mix flour, brown sugar, powdered milk and butter in a bowl – press with a fork or your fingers until the crumble forms.
Step #4. Cover the Apples with the Crumble
Cover the apples with the crumble mixture.
Step #5. Cover with Foil
Cover the baking dish with foil.
Step #6. Bake for 35 Minutes
Bake for 30 minutes covered. Remove the foil for another 5 to 10 minutes, until golden on top.
Step #7. Serve & Enjoy
Let cool for a bit. Serve and enjoy!
That’s all you’ll need to know in order to make apple crisp. Easy, delicious, and even close to healthy, it’s a fantastic dessert for weeknights, holidays, cookouts, or basically any other occasion you might have for serving up something amazing and making your guests feel right at home.
This is just the beginning, though. Apple crisps are a super versatile dish with tons of ways to customize them to your liking. Add some different spices for a more robust flavor or mix some oats into the top crust for an old fashioned oatmeal kind of experience.
If you like it extra sweet, add 1 or 2 tablespoons of sugar to the apple slices. There’s a ton to try that you might enjoy, so don’t be afraid to experiment (and tell us how things turn out).
What’s your favorite way to serve up a hot slice of apple crisp? Do you eat it on its own? How about with a nice scoop of vanilla ice cream or a dollop of whipped cream on top? There’s really no wrong answer here, so get out there and get cooking.
How to Make Apple Crisp
- 6 apples - (like Granny Smith, Honeycrisp or Golden Delicious)
- ¼ cup water
- 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
- ¾ cup flour
- ¾ cup brown sugar
- ¾ cup powdered milk
- ½ cup butter - softened
- Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Peel, core and slice the apples. Place them in an 8" or 9" baking dish. Sprinkle with the cinnamon and pour water over them evenly.
- Mix flour, brown sugar, powdered milk and butter in a bowl – press with a fork or your fingers until the crumble forms.
- Cover the apples with the crumble mixture.
- Cover the baking dish with foil.
- Bake for 30 minutes in the preheated oven. Remove the foil and bake for another 5 to 10 minutes, until golden on top.
- Let cool for a bit. Serve and enjoy!
Nutrition information on In the Kitch is provided as a courtesy and is an estimate only. It may not include toppings and/or sauces.
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