Caramel Apple Crisp Is The Easiest Dessert Ever

Servings: 6-8 serving(s)

Prep time: 15 minutes

Total time: 55 minutes

Cooking time: 40 minutes

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Caramel apple crisp is the easiest dessert ever. Made with wholesome ingredients, including a little molasses to add a rich caramel flavour.

Caramel Apple Crisp is quick, easy and delicious.

Do you love baking with fresh fall apples?

I love when local apples arrive in the markets. That’s when I think they taste the best. They’re crisp, flavourful and perfect for baking.

Apple Crisp is one of the simplest desserts going. The ingredients are so simple – and so good: lots of fresh fall apples, flour, rolled oats, butter, a little cinnamon…

I add a little molasses to my apple crisp to give the sauce that forms while it bakes a rich caramel flavour. (Hence the name Caramel Apple Crisp.)

Tips:

  • I use a vegetable peeler for my apples. It’s quick and takes only the skin, not some of the flesh as often happens with a paring knife.
  • Try combing two or more varieties of apples in your crisp for added flavour and texture.
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Caramel Apple Crisp

Caramel Apple Crisp is quick, easy and delicious.

Caramel Apple Crisp is one of the simplest desserts going. A little molasses gives the sauce that forms while it bakes a rich caramel flavour.

  • Author: Bridget Oland
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Ingredients

Filling:

  • 8 medium apples, peeled and sliced
  • 1/4 cup Crosby’s Fancy Molasses
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 Tbsp butter

Topping:

  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour, spooned in
  • 3/4 cup rolled oats
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup butter, melted

Instructions

  1. Place the apples in a deep casserole dish (approx. 8”x10”)
  2. Toss with molasses, brown sugar, and cinnamon. Dab with tablespoon of butter
  3. In a medium bowl, combine flour, oats and brown sugar. Pour over the melted butter and stir to combine.
  4. Spread mixture over apples.
  5. Bake at 375°F for about 40 minutes, until the apples are soft and the filling is bubbling.

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4 thoughts on “Caramel Apple Crisp Is The Easiest Dessert Ever

  1. Sandra says:

    So simple to make and it tasted great!

  2. Allan Stanley says:

    Hi Bridget, we are enjoying all your recipes from Crosby’s. However, recently my wife needed Gallbladder surgery and I am trying to replace regular unsalted butter with the Ghee I have been making at home. Do you have any thoughts on proportions for butter to ghee? (ie: 1 cup of butter equals 1/2 cup of ghee perhaps). Thanks and cheers, Allan

    1. Bridget Oland says:

      Hi Allan, Because this recipe calls for a full cup of melted butter you could uses 1/4 cup oil and 1/4 cup of gee. You could use a full 1/2 cup of gee but not necessary. When it comes to substituting butter in a recipe, you need to replace the full amount of butter called for with an alternative. I hope this helps.

  3. Leslie says:

    My family loved it.

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