Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth with Homemade Apple Crisp Recipe

Welcome to my version of the Gluten-Free Apple Crisp recipe! As a nutritionist and food blogger, I am passionate about creating healthy and delicious recipes for people with dietary restrictions. This apple crisp recipe is not only gluten-free, but it is also dairy-free, perfect for those who have allergies or intolerances.

There’s nothing like the aroma of baked apples mixed with cinnamon and brown sugar. When autumn comes around, there’s no better dessert than a warm apple crisp. It’s an ideal dessert that you can customize your way with your favorite fruits or nuts.

This gluten-free apple crisp recipe is easy to make and requires only a few ingredients that you might already have in your pantry. The combination of tart Granny Smith apples peeled and sliced, cinnamon, and lemon juice makes this dessert light and flavorful. The crisp topping made with oats, gluten-free flour blend, almond meal, and cold butter gives it a deliciously nutty flavor that perfectly complements the taste of the crunchy apples.

Whether you’re hosting a dinner party, celebrating a special occasion or making this to indulge your sweet tooth on a cool fall evening—this healthy gluten-free apple crisp recipe will not disappoint. Let’s get started with the ingredient list!

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Gluten Free Apple Crisp Ver 2
Gluten Free Apple Crisp Ver 2

Are you looking for a delicious and healthy dessert? Look no further than this Gluten-Free Apple Crisp recipe! With its combination of tart Granny Smith apples and sweet, crunchy topping, this crisp is the perfect ending to any meal. And the best thing of all? It’s gluten-free and dairy-free!

Say goodbye to feeling bloated or uncomfortable after indulging in dessert. This recipe uses gluten-free flour blend and oats, ensuring that you can still enjoy a classic apple crisp without any adverse reactions. The addition of almond meal and almond flour in the topping gives it a lovely nutty flavor while keeping it gluten-free.

But don’t think that just because it’s healthy it’s any less delicious! The brown sugar, cinnamon, and lemon juice combine to create a warm, cozy flavor that will delight your taste buds. And if you want to mix things up, feel free to use different types of apples like Pink Lady or Honeycrisp for different variations in tastes.

This Apple Crisp recipe also caters to various dietary needs from vegan to gluten-free diets making it an inclusive dish everyone can indulge in. Nothing is more satisfying than knowing that everyone can indulge in a tasty dessert without any dietary restrictions.

In summary, you’ll love this recipe because it’s healthy, inclusive and tastes amazing. Perfect for serving with vanilla ice cream on top or whipped cream for an extra treat at dinner parties or holiday gatherings. Trust me; your friends and family will thank you!

Ingredient List

“An apple a day keeps the doctor away, but this gluten-free apple crisp will keep you cozy all day!”

Make sure you have all the ingredients ready to go before diving in to make your Gluten Free Apple Crisp Ver 2 recipe. For this recipe, you’ll need:

  • For the filling:

    • 4 cups of baking apples, peeled and sliced (we recommend Granny Smith or Pink Lady)
    • 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
    • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
    • 1/4 cup of brown sugar
  • For the crisp topping:

    • 1/2 cup of gluten-free old-fashioned oats
    • 1/2 cup of almond meal
    • 1/2 cup of gluten-free all-purpose flour blend
    • 1/2 cup of brown sugar
    • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
    • 1/2 cup of cold butter, cut into small pieces (you can use a vegan butter for a dairy-free version)

Optional Sides:
– Ice cream

The Recipe How-To

“Warm up your taste buds with this delicious and gooey gluten-free apple crisp. It’s like a hug in a bowl!”

Now, let’s get cooking! Below is a step-by-step guide on how to make this gluten-free apple crisp recipe that’s perfect for any occasion.


  • 4 cups of baking apples (peeled and sliced)
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • ¾ cup rolled oats (use gluten-free oats if needed)
  • 1/3 cup gluten-free flour blend
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar (packed)
  • ½ cup cold butter (diced into small pieces)

Step 1: Preheat the oven

Preheat your oven to 350°F.

Step 2: Mix together the sliced apples, cinnamon, and lemon juice

Using a large bowl, mix together the sliced apples, ground cinnamon, and lemon juice until the apples are fully coated.

Step 3: Make the crisp topping

In a separate bowl, combine rolled oats, gluten-free flour blend, and brown sugar. Add diced butter and mix until it forms a crumble-like texture.

Step 4: Assemble your apple crisp

Place your coated sliced apples onto an 8×8 inch baking dish. Then sprinkle the crisp topping over the evenly distributed apples.

Step 5: Bake your apple crisp

Bake your apple crisp in the preheated oven for about 35-40 minutes or until the topping is golden brown and the apple slices are tender.

Step 6: Serve & Enjoy!

Serve warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or whipped cream.Enjoy!

Substitutions and Variations

“Organic and gluten-free, this apple crisp can satisfy your sweet tooth without the guilt!”

One of the best things about this gluten-free apple crisp recipe is that it’s versatile and adaptable. Whether you’re looking to switch things up or adjust the ingredients to meet your dietary needs, there are plenty of substitutions and variations that you can try with this recipe.

Firstly, if you don’t have access to baking apples, you can use any variety of apples that you have on hand. Granny Smith apples work great because they hold up well during baking, but you can also use Pink Lady, Honeycrisp, or any other kind of apples that you prefer.

For those who are dairy-free or vegan, swap out the butter for a dairy-free buttery spread or even coconut oil. You can also substitute the almond meal for oat flour or rice flour to keep it nut-free.

If gluten isn’t an issue for you, you can use all-purpose flour instead of the gluten-free blend. The same goes for oats – if you don’t require gluten-free oats, regular rolled oats will work just as well.

Want to add a twist to the classic apple crisp? Try mixing in some cranberries, blueberries, or even pears to create a fruit medley. You can also sprinkle in some chopped nuts like pecans or walnuts for an extra crunch.

Finally, top off your apple crisp with some ice cream or whipped cream for a decadent dessert. Or, try making a caramel apple crisp by drizzling caramel sauce over the top before serving.

The possibilities are endless with this recipe! Don’t be afraid to experiment and make it your own.

Serving and Pairing

“Transform basic apples into a heavenly dessert with this easy gluten-free apple crisp recipe!”

Now that you’ve whipped up a delicious and easy gluten-free apple crisp, it’s time to start thinking about how to serve and pair it. This apple crisp dessert is best enjoyed when fresh out of the oven, either on its own or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

The warm, sweet aroma of cinnamon and brown sugar mixed with the tart taste of baked apples is sure to delight your senses. As you take your first bite, you’ll be transported to a cozy fall day filled with all things apple.

Looking for something extra special? Why not try topping your gluten-free apple crisp with a drizzle of caramel sauce or a sprinkle of chopped pecans to give it some extra crunch? Or, if you’re feeling adventurous, try it with a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of dairy-free coconut milk ice cream.

Not only is this gluten-free apple crisp recipe perfect for dessert, but it also doubles as a tasty breakfast option when paired with a cup of coffee or tea. The natural sweetness of the apples and brown sugar will energize you while keeping you feeling full until lunch.

So whether you’re hosting a holiday gathering or looking for an easy fall dessert, this gluten-free apple crisp recipe pairs perfectly with any occasion.

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

“There’s no need for dairy in this sweet and crunchy gluten-free apple crisp!”

This gluten-free apple crisp recipe can be made ahead of time and stored for later consumption, offering a delectable dessert that can be served at any time. To make it ahead of time, simply follow the recipe as written and store it in the refrigerator for up to three days before baking.

If you have leftovers, you can store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days or freeze for up to two months. When reheating leftover apple crisp, preheat your oven to 350°F and bake for 10-15 minutes or until warmed through. Be sure not to over-bake the apple crisp, as it may become mushy.

Reheating the crisp is easy and simple. One option is to reheat slices of apple crisp by wrapping them in a damp paper towel and microwaving them for 20-30 seconds. Alternatively, you can reheat it in a preheated oven at 350°F for 10-12 minutes until heated through.

Whatever method you choose, be sure to serve your gluten-free apple crisp warm with a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Your guests will surely appreciate how delicious and well-flavored this apple dessert recipe is – they’ll never believe that it’s gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegan-friendly!

Tips for Perfect Results

“Find comfort in every bite with this warm and wholesome gluten-free apple crisp

As a nutritionist and food blogger, I want your gluten-free apple crisp recipe to come out perfectly every time. Here are some tips that I’ve picked up along the way to guarantee you’ll have the best results.

1. Choose the Right Apples

When it comes to apple crisp, not all apples are created equal. Baking apples such as Granny Smith or Pink Lady work best as they hold their shape and are tart which contrasts with the sweet crumble.

2. Use Gluten-Free Flour Blend

Make sure you’re using a reliable gluten-free flour blend for this recipe. I recommend one that consists of rice flour, almond flour, and oat flour as it provides a great texture for the crisp topping.

3. Keep Butter Cold

Use cold butter when making the crisp topping as it ensures it doesn’t melt too quickly while baking in the oven. Try to resist over-mixing since it can result in a crustier topping instead of the desired crumbly texture.

4. Add Lemon Juice and Cinnamon

A dash of lemon juice alongside cinnamon will accentuate and elevate the apple flavor. The acid from the lemon juice will also prevent oxidation in the apple slices which would give them an unappealing brown color.

5. Size Your Apple Slices Evenly

Thinly slicing apples ensures even cooking and an evenly balanced filling-to-crisp topping ratio per serving.

6. Use Cornstarch

Cornstarch is key to thicken the filling so that it has a saucy yet sturdy quality that won’t spill out when served on plates or bowls.

By following these tips, you’ll end up with a delicious dessert that’s sure to impress your loved ones (or just yourself). Enjoy your gluten-free apple crisp with a scoop of dairy-free vanilla ice cream or whipped coconut cream if you want an extra satisfying treat!


Now that we’ve covered all the bases of this easy and delicious Gluten Free Apple Crisp Ver 2 recipe, let’s move on to some frequently asked questions to help you get even more out of this dessert. Here are some of the most common inquiries about ingredients, measurements, substitutions, and cooking techniques, along with my expert answers and suggestions.

What is the difference between apple crisp and apple crumble?

The main difference between a crumble and a crisp is the presence of oats in the streusel topping. While a crisp incorporates oats into the topping, a crumble does not. Additionally, a crumble’s streusel may contain nuts, and is generally comprised of a mixture of butter, flour, and sugar that is more lumpy than a crisp’s topping.

What happens if I put too much butter in my apple crisp?

When making a topping, it’s essential to use the correct amount of butter. Too little butter will leave the topping dry and powdery, while an excessive amount of butter will turn it into a greasy mess or make it excessively soggy.

What are the best baking apples for apple crisp?

When it comes to baking apples, it’s important to choose ones that don’t break down too easily during the cooking process. Two types of apples that are ideal for this purpose include the Honeycrisp and Granny Smith varieties. If you’re in the mood for something slightly sweeter, Golden Delicious apples are also a great option to consider.

Is Concord apple crisp gluten free?

The recipe I’ll be sharing is not gluten-free or organic, and it is not considered kosher. The model number 4140900410 (if applicable) and the country of origin are unrelated to this recipe. Let’s jump right into the details of this delicious dish!

Bottom Line

If you’re looking for a tasty and healthy gluten-free recipe that’s both easy to make and delicious, then this Gluten-Free Apple Crisp Recipe is what you need. With the perfect combination of apples, cinnamon, oats, and butter, this recipe is sure to be a hit at any dinner table.

Not only is this recipe gluten-free, but it’s also dairy-free, making it suitable for anyone with dietary restrictions. You won’t even miss the gluten in this recipe as the oats and almond flour create a hearty and satisfying topping that perfectly complements the melted apples underneath.

In conclusion, if you’re looking for an easy dessert that’s perfect for a crowd or just a cozy night in, then you’ll love this Gluten-Free Apple Crisp recipe. It’s simple to make and always turns out perfectly crunchy on top and gooey on bottom. Plus, it’s so versatile that you can easily switch up the type of fruit or nuts used in the topping to create endless flavor combinations. So what are you waiting for? Get cooking!

Gluten Free Apple Crisp Ver 2

Gluten Free Apple Crisp Ver 2 Recipe

Gluten free apple crisp using rice flour
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Gluten-free
Calories 471.9 kcal


  • 7 -8 medium baking apples (preferably Granny Smith)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup sweet rice flour
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon


  • Peel, core, and thinly slice apples.
  • Grease baking dish lightly with some of the tablespoonful of margarine, and place apples inside.
  • Dot with additional margarine.
  • In a medium bowl, combine flour, brown sugar, salt, and cinnamon.
  • Mix well.
  • Cut in the margarine to make coarse crumbs.
  • Spread evenly over apples.
  • Bake at 375 degrees F for about 30 minutes until apples are soft and crumbs are browned and starting to caramelize.

Add Your Own Notes


Serving: 297gCalories: 471.9kcalCarbohydrates: 79.3gProtein: 2.2gFat: 17.9gSaturated Fat: 11.1gCholesterol: 45.8mgSodium: 332.4mgFiber: 4.7gSugar: 52.1g
Keyword < 60 Mins, Dessert, Low Protein
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