24 Reviews

This is my favorite apple crisp recipe, but I had to modify it some. The thought of 1 whole cup of sugar for the fruit filling seemed very excessive. I used 1/4 cup sugar and 1/4 cup splenda and none were the wiser! I used 1/4 cup of water too, it kept it a nice gooey consistency with the thickening agent of the flour. I know that red delicious apples aren't recommended for baking, but I used 8 large apples (1/2 peeled, 1/2 unpeeled) and everyone just raved about it! People at the potluck choose this over carrot cake and pumpkin cake! The lemon juice is also a must. I recommend tossing the flour, cinnamon, lemon juice and 1/4 cup water in the apples and then aligning them down in the 9x13 baking dish. It worked out really well. The crumble topping was to die for, like an oatmeal cookie! Thank you for this recipe, it's a keeper!

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Sarah_Star November 03, 2007

Very good! Perfect in the oven, but this summer when I was craving apple crisp but didn't want to heat up the oven, I even made it in a Dutch oven on the grill. Best when the water is omitted, otherwise it's too soupy for my tastes. Thanks for sharing the recipe!

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LonghornMama October 02, 2010

This was terrific! I think next time I'll make a little more topping because it didn't completely cover the fruit with the thickness I prefer, but otherwise it was simple to make and delicious. Topping was chewy, and fruit was gooey, al dente and not too sweet. I added a package of fresh cranberries for the holiday season. It was a hit!

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stellabell December 25, 2007

Fantastic! I did not add the water though. I always cook with Macintosh apples and they are very juicy and tender. Adding water would have turned this too mushy . Thanks for posting!!

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FoodFromSicily October 05, 2010

I found this recipe at allrecipes.com and I have been using it ever since. I like to halve the apple filling and keep the amount of topping the same. Thanks for writing it out here!

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flygirl #5 May 03, 2009

This recipe was "awesome"!!!! I was afarid this recipe wouldn't be sweet enough as I used my apples from the tree in my backyard and they are very sour. But this recipe with the amount of sugar was fantastic! Not at all sour!!! Alittle tip for cutting apples is when you are cuting a large amount of apples, put the ones you have already sliced in cold water that way they won't turn brown. Then drain them when you are ready to use them!!! Since I did this step, I only used 1/3 cup water because there was probaly alot of water in the apples already! Thank you so much for this great recipe Rhonda J!

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BestTeenChef September 24, 2006

Nothing better than fresh from the oven Apple Crisp with a big spoonful of French Vanilla ice cream. A winner all the way here with us!

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wendyt57 July 10, 2010

Excellent recipe. I found it extremely easy, and I found that eliminating the water made it turn out less "soupy." I put the apples in a bowl of water with a squirt of lime juice and they did not turn brown... not that you'd notice anyway once they're baked. An excellent recipe, and pretty much fool-proof.

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Jessica T November 03, 2006

This is fantastic. I am the sister who invited Rhonda J to dinner. Ofcourse I knew it would be good....there's nothing we make that isn't. hee hee! :o) Nee

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ReneeJ October 19, 2006

This was soo easy and sooo good. My 2 Sons loved helping and munching on the apples after they were mixed with cinnomon and sugar. I had everything on hand and would make a good thing for company.

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thoughtwisty September 21, 2006
Awesome Apple Crisp