With an abundance of apples in the fall, it’s time to put them to use. Not only will your kitchen smell like cinnamon apple deliciousness but your friends will think you are a an all-star baker. Take this dish to another level with vanilla ice cream that will melt for the perfect hot and cold experience. What are you waiting for?

Apple Crisp

  • Prep Time:15 minutes
  • Cook Time:65 minutes
  • Total Time:80 minutes
  • Servings:6
  • Medium


  • 4 Granny Smith apples
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 pint vanilla ice cream
Photo by Claudia Di Capua
  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350°F.

  • Step 2

    Peel and slice the apples and put in a greased baking dish. Pour the water over the sliced apples.

  • Step 3

    In a food processor, combine and mix the sugars, cinnamon, salt, and flour. Pulse the cold butter into the mix until cut into tiny crumbles. Pour topping over apples.

  • Step 4

    Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes. Then remove foil and bake uncovered for an additional 35 minutes. Once cooked and slightly cooled, serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.