The BEST Apple Crisp Recipe

A cozy and delicious skillet apple crisp! With a tender apple filling and buttery oatmeal brown sugar crumble topping, you’ll love this easy apple crisp recipe.

Make crumble topping: Whisk together oats, flour, dark brown sugar, cinnamon, and salt in a medium  bowl.

Step 1

Add cold cubed unsalted butter to the bowl.

Step 2

Cut in butter with a pastry cutter until completely incorporated and large crumbs form. Chill in the freezer for 15 minutes.

Step 3

Make apple filling: Whisk together granulated sugar, starch, salt, and cinnamon in a large bowl.

Step 4

Add apples and almond extract (or flavoring of choice - see guidance in full recipe) and toss well to combine.

Step 5

Assemble crisp: Spoon apple filling into a 10-inch cast-iron skillet (or baking dish) and top with chilled crumble.

Step 6

Bake crisp for 55 to 60 minutes, until topping is golden brown and filling is bubbly.

Step 7

Cool crisp for 1 hour, then serve warm topped with vanilla ice cream and salted caramel sauce!

Step 8

Enjoy this cozy, crowd-favorite apple crisp!