Apple Crisp

An apple crisp that is loaded with plump, juicy cinnamon sugar apples and topped with a sugar cookie-like topping. It’s a simple dessert that is destined to please a crowd! Spoon yourself a bowl of this warm Apple Crisp, top it off with a melting scoop of vanilla ice cream and dive into your apple crisp dreams.

Apple Crisp - KJ & Company

My dad loved this dessert so much that he stashed it away so no one else could get their hands on it! Even with family in town, this dessert wasn’t up for grabs for anyone else. That’s what I call a success!

Apple Crisp - KJ & Company

Apple Crisp may not be the prettiest dessert on the block, but it is loaded with warmth and goodness. It comes together easily, can feed a crowd and is perfect for any holiday gathering! Also makes a great leftover dessert and breakfast if you ask me 🙂 .

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Apple Crisp

Apple Crisp - KJ & Company

An apple crisp that is loaded with plump, juicy cinnamon sugar apples and topped with a sugar cookie-like topping. It’s a simple dessert that is destined to please a crowd! Spoon yourself a bowl of this warm Apple Crisp, top it off with a melting scoop of vanilla ice cream and dive into your apple crisp dreams.

 

  • Author: KJ & Company - Kate Poskochil
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings

Ingredients

For the apple filling: 

  • 6 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and sliced into 1/4 inch thick slices
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice

For the crisp topping:

  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 sticks (16 tablespoons) butter, melted
  • 1 cup sugar

Instructions

For the apple filling:

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, combine the apples, sugar, brown sugar, flour, cinnamon, vanilla extract and lemon juice. Toss to coat the apples evenly.
  2. Pour the apples into a 13×9 baking dish.

For the crisp topping:

  1. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, almond extract, melted butter and sugar. Stir to combine until a crumble forms.
  2. Top the prepared apples evenly with the crisp topping.
  3. Bake for about 1 hour, or until the crisp topping is golden brown and the apples are bubbling and soft. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream if so desired!

Notes

  • This is a great dessert that can be made ahead of time and reheated.

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