Apple Crisp Recipe

Recipe of the Week
By Hasnaa Hassan
Onislam.net Staff


Apples, cinnamon, brown sugar, butter and oats; this is all what you need to make an easy and delicious dessert: apple crisp. Try it and the whole family will love such a light and crunchy dessert.

Nutrition Facts

"An apple a day keeps the doctor away.

This ancient proverb highlights the great health effects of eating apples.

Research suggests that apples may reduce the risk of colon cancer, prostate cancer and cancer.

Although apples contain relatively low amounts of vitamin C, but they are a rich source of other antioxidant compounds that prevents the damage to cells and tissues.

The fiber content in apples helps regulate bowel movements and may thus reduce the risk of colon cancer. They may also help with heart disease, weight loss, and controlling cholesterol.


  • 7 tart apples, peeled, cored and sliced
  • 4 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup butter, room temperature


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. In a mixing bowl, combine apples, lemon juice, and vanilla. Toss to combine.
  2. Layer sliced apples in a 9 x 12-inch (or approximately the same size) baking pan.
  3. Combine brown sugar, cinnamon, and oatmeal in a bowl. Cut in the butter. Sprinkle sugar mixture over apples.
  4. Bake 45 minutes or until topping looks crunchy and apples are tender.
  5. Serve with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.

Serves 8.

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