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Got Apples?? Quick and Easy Apple Crumble recipe!

By Jacqueline Wilt, R.N., C.E.M.T.

Tags: apples, dessert, apple crisp, apple crumble, oatmeal, fall recipes, baking apples, brown sugar, Jacqueline Wilt,

This fall has given my family some good apples! I love apple pie, but rarely have the time to make and roll out crusts. So, I have found another way to enjoy my "apples in a pan!" This recipe is from the cookbook my church put out when I was younger. I have modified it over the years to fit my preferences. Enjoy!


3 cups apples, sliced thin (about 3 large apples)

1 cup sugar

1 Tablespoon flour

2 teaspoons cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

1/8 teaspoon ground cloves

Place thinly sliced apples in large bowl. Add rest of ingredients and mix thoroughly. Set aside.


1 cup quick cooking oatmeal

1 cup flour

1 cup packed brown sugar

1/4 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 cup melted butter

Mix all dry ingredients together, then add melted butter. Stir until thoroughly incorporated. Mixture will be crumbly. 

Kate mixing topping

Apple topping mixture ready to go on apples 

Pour apples into buttered 9x13 pan and spread evenly over bottom of pan.

Apples in pan

Pour topping mixture onto apples and press down with hands. Bake in 350 degree oven for 20-30 min.
 Apple crumble in pan

Enjoy!! I love this recipe over any other "apple crisp" type recipes because the apple mixture creates almost a caramel glaze and the topping is like a warm oatmeal cookie. Put a scoop of vanilla ice cream with it and WOW!! Yummers! I also like to make it in a smaller pan, making a thicker dessert. Just adjust baking time and watch it closely. If overbaked,the edges will be hard.