Apple and Oatmeal Crisp

Total Time:
1 hr 50 min
25 min
1 hr 25 min

10 to 12 servings

  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 1/2 cups (packed) light brown sugar
  • 1/2 stick butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 1/2 pounds cooking apples, cored and cut into wedges
  • 1 1/2 cups oatmeal
  • 1 stick butter, cut into small pieces and at room temperature
  • 12 (1 cup) plastic containers with a lids

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. In a mixing bowl, combine the water, 3/4 cup brown sugar, melted butter, 2 tablespoons of the flour, salt, 1 teaspoon of cinnamon, and 1/2 teaspoon of grated nutmeg, whisk until smooth. Place the apples in a 9 by 2-inch glass baking dish (10 cup) and pour the liquid sugar mixture over the apples. Mix well. In a mixing bowl, combine the remaining 3/4 cup brown sugar, remaining 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, remaining 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg, 1 1/2 cups flour, oatmeal, and butter. Using your fingers, work the mixture together until it resembles a coarse crumb-like mixture. Sprinkle the oatmeal topping over the top of the apple mixture. Bake for 1 hour, or until the apples are tender and the crust is golden. Remove from the oven and cool completely. Place a spoonful of the crispy into each serving container and cover tightly with a lid

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Very, Very, GOOD! I love this recipe. It is delicious - I modified it a tiny bit. I used TONS of apples, and I added more butter to the topping like others suggested. I also added chopped pecans and walnuts to the topping along with extra oats. I have made apple crisps for years and this one is by far the best recipe that I have tried. It would be GREAT with cherries added in. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Awesome. Did add more butter to the topping, but other than that my whole family ate it up! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I felt this topping was quite dry, but the pieces of apple that were below the liquid line were perfect. I'm not sure, but I think if I try this recipe again I will cover it with aluminum foil to hold the moisture in. I also used a 9 X 12 baking dish. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Measurments for recipie ingrediants are wrong. Too much liquid for filling, too much flour for topping. After cooking, all is too runny to serve, and topping didn't cook at all. This recipie is disappointing and not worth the time. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This apple crisp was delicious! The topping was definitely too dry, next time I won't use as much flour. I ended up melting some butter and drizzling it over the top to fix the dryness. item not reviewed by moderator and published
My family loved this apple crisp. I will say that I added about 1/4 cup apple juice to the liquid mixture and I added another 1/2 stick of butter to the crumble mixture. item not reviewed by moderator and published
THis recipe is real good. THe topping is too dry, so I'll add more butter to the crumb mixture next time. I used granny smith apples. I like my crumb topping crispy. When it came out of the oven the crumb topping looked the same as when I put it in. More butter needed i think. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Delicious! I used tart apples (granny smith and macintosh) so that the end result was not too sweet with the specified amount of sugar. Also, I did add an extra 1/2 stick of butter to the crumb topping. One more thing... I added a handful of dried cranberries to the apple mixture which also added to the tartness. It was not watery and the crumb topping was crispy but not too dry or too moist. It was really a great dessert, and my kitchen smelled divine while my guests were arriving. Thanks Emeril. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I used Granny Smith, Golden Delicious and Gala, was a little tart for me. Topped with ice cream. Will make again but will try a different combination of apples. item not reviewed by moderator and published
It was really tasty, but the crumb topping was dry in spots! I followed the recipe very carefully! I would add more apples and and I would add a bit more butter to the topping. item not reviewed by moderator and published

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