recipe

Apple Crisp is delicious any time of year, but it’s especially a-peel-ing in the fall!

safety
  • Uses the microwave
  • Uses a knife
  • Uses the oven
difficulty
  • Beginner
time
  • 1 hour and 10 minutes, plus 30 minutes cooling time
yield
  • Serves 8

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Prepare Ingredients

⅔ cup (3⅓ ounces)
all-­purpose flour
½ cup (1½ ounces)
old-­fashioned rolled oats
¼ cup packed (1¾ ounces)
light brown sugar
½ teaspoon
ground cinnamon
5 tablespoons
unsalted butter, melted and cooled
¼ cup (1¾ ounces)
sugar
2 teaspoons
cornstarch
⅛ teaspoon
salt
2 pounds
Golden Delicious apples, peeled, cored, and cut into 1-­inch pieces

Gather Baking Equipment

2
bowls (1 large, 1 medium)
Rubber spatula
Fork
8-­inch square baking dish
Oven mitts
Cooling rack
1
 

Adjust oven rack to lower-­middle position and heat oven to 375 degrees.

 
2
 
⅔ cup (3⅓ ounces)
all-­purpose flour
½ cup (1½ ounces)
old-­fashioned rolled oats
¼ cup packed (1¾ ounces)
light brown sugar
½ teaspoon
ground cinnamon
5 tablespoons
unsalted butter, melted and cooled

In medium bowl, use rubber spatula to stir together flour, oats, brown sugar, and cinnamon. Drizzle melted butter over oat mixture and toss with fork or your fingers until mixture comes together.

 
3
 
¼ cup (1¾ ounces)
sugar
2 teaspoons
cornstarch
⅛ teaspoon
salt
2 pounds
Golden Delicious apples, peeled, cored, and cut into 1-­inch pieces

In large bowl, use rubber spatula to stir together sugar, cornstarch, and salt. Add apples to bowl with cornstarch mixture and toss to coat.

 
4
 

Use rubber spatula to scrape apple mixture into 8-­inch square baking dish. Crumble oat topping into pea-size clumps and sprinkle oat topping evenly over apple mixture.

 
5
 

Place baking dish in oven. Bake until filling is bubbling around edges and topping is golden brown, about 40 minutes.

 
6
 

Use oven mitts to remove baking dish from oven (ask an adult for help). Place baking dish on cooling rack and let apple crisp cool on rack for at least 30 minutes before serving.