Apple crisp in a bowl next to a small dish of cranberries
Fitness & Nutrition

A Treat Made With Fall Fruit: Apple Crisp

By on 10/07/2022

An easy topping gives this apple dessert a sweet touch. This apple crisp is quick and delicious.


  • 5 medium McIntosh apples (about 5 lbs), peeled and sliced
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 3 Tbsp cold unsalted butter, cut into bits
  • 1/4 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 2 Tbsp chopped walnuts (optional)


Preheat oven to 400°. Lightly coat a 9 x 9-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.

In a large bowl, toss the apples and dried cranberries with lemon juice and granulated sugar. Transfer fruit to baking dish.

In another bowl, combine remaining ingredients and toss together to form a crumbly topping.

Spread topping over apples and bake 30 minutes, or until topping is browned and the apples are tender. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

Serves 8
Serving size: 1/2 cup
Per Serving:
Calories: 170
Fat: 5g
Saturated Fat: 2g
Cholesterol: 12mg
Sodium: 37mg
Carbohydrates: 32g
Fiber: 3g
Protein: 2g

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Date Last Reviewed: February 6, 2017

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