This simple, easy, gluten free apple crisp recipe is super delicious! It's perfect for breakfast or dessert and uses very little added sugar so it's a healthier option to satisfy your sweet tooth.
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- Maple syrup
- Whole grain oats
- Unsalted butter
- Ground Cinnamon
- Ground cloves
- Brown sugar
- Vanilla extract
- Gluten free flour
- Roasted/salted pecans
Making Apple Crisp - A Quick Overview:
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- Preheat your oven to 375°F.
- Peel and thinly slice apples. Place in a small bowl.
- Add maple syrup, cinnamon and cloves. Mix until all apples are coated in spices.
- Place apples in a 9 inch pie dish.
- Make topping and spread it over apples.
- Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 30 minutes. Uncover and bake 10 more.
- Allow to cool and enjoy (top with whip cream or ice cream if desired)!
Easy Gluten Free Apple Crisp Recipe
Apple slices coated in maple syrup, cinnamon and cloves and covered in an oatmeal, butter and brown sugar topping. Bake until apples are tender and serve with whip or ice cream if desired!
- 3 medium red apples *see note below
- 1 tablespoon maple syrup
- ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
- ⅛ teaspoon ground cloves
- 1 & ¼ cup whole grain oats
- 6 tablespoons unsalted butter *cold, right from the refrigerator.
- 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- ¾ teaspoon ground cloves
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- 2 tablespoons brown sugar *dark or light
- 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract *imitation will work
- ¼ cup gluten free flour *see note below
- ¼ cup roasted, salted pecans *chopped *see note below
Recipe notes:Apples: choose a crisp, tart variety to compliment sweet filling. I like using pink lady apples! Gluten free flour: I like to use Bob's Red Mill Gluten Free 1-1 Baking Flour. Regular all-purpose flour will also work in this recipe if you don't have a gluten intolerance. Pecans: at the store, look for pecans that are already roasted/salted. Packaging will specify! Buy whole nuts and chop them up or look for pecan "pieces." These work nicely and save a little time since you won't need to cut them up by hand
- Preheat oven to 375°F.
- Peel apples and cut into thin slices. Places slices in a small mixing bowl and add maple syrup, ground cinnamon & ground cloves. Mix well until all slices are coated with spices.
- Place coated apple slices in a 9" pie dish and set aside.
- Measure oats into a small mixing bowl. Cut cold, unsalted butter into small cubes and add to oats. Combine with a pastry cutter until crumbly. (*Tip: keep butter in the refrigerator until you're ready to use, this will make it easier to cut into oats).
- Stir in gluten free flour, ground cloves, ground cinnamon, salt, brown sugar, vanilla extract & chopped pecans.
- Spread filling mixture over your apple slices and cover pie dish with aluminum foil. Bake for 30 minutes, then uncover and bake 10 more.
- Allow apple crisp to cool and serve with toppings like whip cream, ice cream, or additional maple syrup drizzle if desired!
Serving: 1/5th of recipe (toppings not included) | Sugar: 19g | Fiber: 5.5g | Calories: 341kcal | Fat: 17.5g | Protein: 3.5g | Carbohydrates: 43.5g
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Karen Velinsky says
I can't wait to make this! Apple crisp is my absolute favorite dessert of all time. I even like it better than apple pie!
This looks like a winner recipe. Problem is, I will eat the whole thing!!
I agree! It's definitely hard to share!
Cindy Rust says
Yay! I have all the ingredients on hand so I will be making this for the weekend! Thanks Stacey! Pinned!
Awesome! Thank you Cindy!