Cinnamon Apple Crisp

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Fall is here!

In case you didn’t already know

The leaves are starting to change colors and fall off the trees…adding another chore to my busy world (raking all them leaves off the sidewalk).  Can’t I just leave them there?…

Yay for more chores! NOT.

One thing that is awesome in fall is that Apples are in season, which means the prices for them aren’t stupid crazy.

Personally, I have to say gala apples are my absolute FAVE.  It’s not too sour and not too sweet. It has the perfect crisp, at least for me. <—– Hey that kind of rhymes.

I decided I am going to embrace the fall by baking an apple crisp.  I love this recipe because it doesn’t call for many ingredients and its super simple.  Which means less dirty dishes to wash.

If your craving a slice of apple pie and don’t have the time or patience to actually bake one from scratch, this is a great alternative.

You can enjoy it as is, naked . Or you can pair it with a heaping scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Happy fall baking!

Love Amy



Cinnamon Apple Crisp
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Cook time
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Serves: 8
  • 6 Gala apples (peeled, cored, and sliced)
  • ¼ cup milk (i used 1%)
  • 4 TBS of unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 TBS brown sugar
  • 2 tsp pumpkin spice
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • juice of half of lemon
  • Topping
  • ⅓ cup of unbleached flour
  • ½ cup thick rolled oats
  • 4 TBS of unsalted butter
  • 1½ TBS of brown sugar
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. In a large bowl add apples, pumpkin spice, cinnamon, vanilla extract, milk, butter, sugar, lemon, and mix until all ingredients are well incorporated.
  3. Place the apple mixture in a 8 x 8 baking dish
  4. In a separate small bowl mix flour, oats, butter, sugar, and cinnamon. Using a dough blender mix flour mixture until it resembles small crumbles.
  5. Sprinkle flour mixture on top of the apples. (Making sure you evenly distribute the flour mixture)
  6. Place in the oven and bake for 1 hour
  7. Remove from oven. Cool for about 30 minutes before eating.
  8. Enjoy!


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