Easy Old Fashioned Apple Oat Crisp

The Entertaining Diva

Apple Crisp

If you’re looking for a simple and delicious apple dessert recipe that is sure to delight your family and friends, then you’ve come to the right place.


Apple filling – 12 medium apples peeled, cored and sliced – ½ cup brown sugar or granulated sugar – 2 Tablespoons lemon juice – 1 teaspoon lemon zest – ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon Oat topping – 1½ cups brown sugar – 1 cup flour – 1 cup rolled oats – 1 cup cold butter chopped into ¼-inch slices – 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon – ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg


Combine the sliced apples, ½ cup brown sugar, 2 Tablespoons lemon juice, 1 teaspoon lemon zest, and ½ teaspoon cinnamon in a large bowl.

Make the Filling


Add 1½ cups brown sugar, 1 cup flour, 1 cup rolled oats, 1 cup chopped butter, 2 teaspoons cinnamon, ½ teaspoon nutmeg to another mixing bowl.

Make the Topping

Use a pastry knife or two knives to cut the butter into pea-sized pieces while combining it into the rolled oats mixture.


Pour the apples into a 9" x 13" baking dish so they cover the bottom evenly. Sprinkle the rolled oats over the apples in the baking dish.



Bake for 45 to 50 minutes until it is bubbling around the edges, the apples are soft, and the topping is golden brown. Serve warm (or cold) with vanilla ice cream if desired.