This easy Gluten-Free Apple Crisp recipe features tender, juicy apples under a crunchy, flourless brown sugar-oat topping. Bursting with sweet apple and cinnamon-scented flavor, it is the perfect fuss-free fall dessert.
Apple crisp is a blissfully tasty dessert that is a traditional favorite. With a soft, slightly saucy baked apple filling covered with a crispy brown 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 gluten-free.
How Do You Make An Easy 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 brown 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?
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 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.
To take your apple crisp to restaurant-level, serve it warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or a dollop of whipped cream.
For this Gluten-Free Apple Crisp Recipe, I Recommend:
- Glass Bakeware and Food Storage Set – I love the versatility of this set, because you can use the same dish to bake, serve and store your food.
If you make this Gluten-Free Apple Crisp recipe, let me know! Rate it and leave a comment below, because I love hearing from you! 🙂
Gluten-Free Apple Crisp
- 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, brown 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.
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