Apple Crisp


The smell of apples and cinnamon filling the kitchen is one of the greatest delights of fall. This recipe is quick to put together and only uses 5 ingredients. Compliment this apple crisp with a scoop of vanilla ice cream to make a dessert the whole family will love.

Apple Crisp Recipe

Makes 6 servings

from The Food Nanny Rescues Dinner by Liz Edmunds


  • 4 medium apples in the variety of your choice or a mix of varieties (such as Granny Smith with Fuji, Gala or Jonagold)
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 to 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon (optional)
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) chilled butter, cut in to small pieces


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees and grease an 8×8″ baking dish

  2. Peel and core the apples and cut them into thick slices. Spread the slices in the prepared baking dish.

  3. Combine the flour, sugar, and cinnamon, if using, in a medium bowl. Cut in the butter with a pastry blender or fork until the mixture is crumbly. Spread evenly over the apples.

  4. Bake uncovered until golden brown, 40 to 45 minutes.

Note: To double this recipe, bake it in a 13×9-inch pan for 50 to 60 minutes.