Apple Crisp

Apple Crisp made with Gluten-free Rolled Oats

I have such a sweet tooth that when I make myself something for dessert, I try to make it somewhat healthy. Apple crisp isn’t that bad, right? It has oats and apples. Haha! The real reason I made this was because I love apples, however, I am allergic to them. Luckily, I can still eat them as long as they are cooked.

This recipe is similar to an apple pie, minus all of the crust. It’s one of my family’s favorite and we usually never have any leftovers. I usually have mine with a dollop fresh whipped cream and a sprinkle of Ceylon cinnamon. My kids and husband on the other hand love it served warm with a big scoop of vanilla ice cream, drizzled with caramel sauce. Either way, it’s delicious and pretty simple to make. If apples aren’t your thing, I also have a recipe made with peaches that you can try.

Gluten-free Apple Crisp

Recipe by physicalfoodieCourse: Desserts
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Try this apple crisp is delicious on its own, with whipped cream or a heaping spoonful of ice cream.


  • Topping
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¾ cup gluten-free rolled oats

  • ¾ cup gluten-free flour

  • ½ teaspoon baking powder

  • ¾ cup brown sugar

  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon

  • Filling
  • 4-5 medium sized apples, peeled and sliced

  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • ¼ cup of brown sugar


  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • Lightly coat an 8-inch square baking dish with cooking spray and stir together apples, brown sugar, cinnamon and vanilla.
  • In a large bowl, combine oats, flower, brown sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, salt and mix well.
  • Next, add the softened butter and using your fingers if you need to, mix until the topping is evenly crumbly.
  • Sprinkle the topping onto the apples.
  • Place into oven and bake for 30 minutes or until the oats are golden brown.
  • Remove the apple crisp from the oven. Place on stove top or cooling rack and allow to cool a bit. Serve warm, topping with whipped cream or ice cream if desired.

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