Best Apple Crisp Recipe (double crumbs!)

Apple Crisp – this is hands down the best apple crisp recipe you’ll try! This is my go-to and a reader favorite recipe. It’s just perfect homestyle comfort food that’s good for the soul on a cold fall day. And of course, people of all ages love it.


  • 2 cups oats (I like old fashioned, but quick will work as well)
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 Tbsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup soft butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts
  • 14 apples, peeled and sliced (11 cups)
  • 1/4 cup sugar plus 1/2 tsp cinnamon

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Spray a 9x13" pan with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.
  2. Combine oats, sugar, flour, cinnamon, salt, and butter in a mixing bowl. Mix with a pastry blender or fork till crumbly. Add chopped nuts if desired.
  3. Press about a third of the mixture in the bottom of the prepared pan. Spread apples over crust and sprinkle with the 1/4 cup cinnamon sugar mixture.
  4. Sprinkle remaining crumb mixture evenly over the top of the apples. Bake at 350° for 40-50 minutes or till apples are tender.
  5. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream.
-Tart apples like Granny Smiths work best for this recipe. Johnathon and Braeburn apples also work well.