Apple Crisp to Remember this Thanksgiving

By: Emily Bevelhymer

Thanksgiving occurs on November 22, 2018, which means the holiday is fast approaching. With the holiday creeping upon us, there is plenty of time for family dinners and lots of good food. What better way to show off to the family you have not seen for a year than to bake a delicious dessert? Apple crisp with its delicious crumble topping is perfect to take to family gatherings this holiday season.

Time: 55 minutes

Serves: 10 to 12 people


  • 7 baking apples
  • 1 Tablespoon of lemon juice
  • 1 ½ Cups of light brown sugar
  • 1 Cup (2 sticks) of unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoons of cinnamon
  • Pinch Kosher salt
  • 2 Cups of rolled oats
  • 1 ½ Cups of flour
  • Vanilla ice cream to serve


  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degree F
  2. Peel and chop the apples into ¼ inch slices
  3. Place the apples on a baking sheet and toss with the lemon juice, ¼ cup of the brown sugar, 2 tablespoons of melted butter, 1 teaspoon of cinnamon, and a pinch of salt
  4. Cover the apples with foil and bake the apples until they are soft (about 20 minutes)
  5. Combine in a large bowl the oats, flour, the remaining 1 ¼ cup of brown sugar, 1 teaspoon of cinnamon, and a pinch of salt, and stir until combined
  6. Uncover the apples and cover with the oat topping
  7. Bake uncovered until the top is golden brown (about 15 minutes)
  8. Remove from the oven and serve with a scoop of ice cream

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