Slow-Cooker Apple Crisp

Easy to prepare in the slow cooker, this classic fruit recipe is the perfect weeknight dessert. Serve with a scoop of ice cream.

Slow-Cooker Apple Crisp
Servings: 8 Prep 10 mins Slow Cook 4 hrs (low) or 2 hours (high)

Ingredients

Topping:
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup light-brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 4 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut into pieces
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
Filling:
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 6 large Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and cut into 1/2-inch wedges (10 cups)
  • Vanilla ice cream (optional)

Make It

1. Coat 2- to 4-quart slow-cooker bowl with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.

Topping:

2. In a small bowl, mix together flour, sugars, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Add butter; work into flour mixture using a pastry blender or fingers until coarse crumbs form. Stir in pecans and set aside.

Filling:

3. In a large bowl, whisk together sugar, lemon juice, cornstarch, ginger and cinnamon. Stir in apples; toss to coat.

4. Spoon apple mixture into slow cooker and sprinkle topping over it. Cover and cook on HIGH for 2 hours or LOW for 4 hours, or until apples are tender. Serve with vanilla ice cream, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 8; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 240, Fat, total (g): 11, chol. (mg): 15, sat. fat (g): 4, carb. (g): 37, fiber (g): 4, pro. (g): 2, sodium (mg): 41, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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