This easy Gluten-Free Apple Crisp recipe features tender, juicy apples under a crunchy, flourless coconut sugar and oat topping. Bursting with sweet apple and cinnamon-scented flavor, it is the perfect fuss-free fall dessert. Learn how to make apple crisp with oats from scratch with this simple recipe.
Homemade apple crisp is a perfect fall-time dessert that is a traditional favorite. With a soft, slightly saucy baked apple filling covered with a crispy coconut sugar-oat topping, it is the perfect combination of tender and crunchy. This recipe uses no flour, so it is perfect for anyone that is gluten-intolerant. Just be sure to use certified gluten-free oats when making the topping, to ensure the recipe is completely gluten-free. Since this apple crisp recipe is made using organic coconut sugar as the sweetener, it is also refined sugar-free.
How Do You Make Gluten-Free Apple Crisp?
Not only is apple crisp delicious, it is one of the fastest, easiest desserts to throw together before dinner. All you do is toss some sliced apples with lemon juice and vanilla, spread them in a baking dish, sprinkle with the coconut sugar-oat topping and pop the dish in the oven. The apple crisp will bake in the perfect amount of time to serve fresh out of the oven when you are ready for dessert.
What Apples Do You Use For Apple Crisp with Oats?
Apple crisp is an especially popular dessert in autumn, when apple season is at its peak. This recipe will work with just about any apple variety, so feel free to use whatever you have on hand. Although Granny Smith apples are generally thought of as the go-to baking apple, I personally prefer to use sweeter, less tart varieties such as Gala and Golden Delicious for the best flavor.
Tip: Be sure to check the apples for freshness, they should be nice and hard. If the apples are squishy, bruised, or discolored, you should discard them.
Can You Reheat Flourless Apple Crisp?
Absolutely! Warm apple crisp is the BEST. To reheat apple crisp, put a slice on a plate and place it in the microwave. Warm it up in 30-second increments, until it is warmed up to your liking.
Tip: Be careful when reheating it, as the sauce can get quite hot and may cause burns if you heat it up too much.
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Easy Gluten-Free Apple Crisp with Oats (No Flour)
- Preheat oven to 375°F.
- In a medium bowl, combine apples, lemon juice and vanilla. Spread apple mixture evenly in a medium baking dish.
- Combine oats, sugar and cinnamon in a bowl. Cut the butter into the mixture with your fingers until it forms a crumbly consistency. Sprinkle oat mixture evenly over apples.
- Bake for 45 minutes or until apples are tender and topping is golden brown.
- If possible, use grass-fed butter for the best flavor and to make this recipe healthier.
- Leftovers can be stored in the fridge for up to five days or in the freezer for up to three months.
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