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Apple Crisp For A Crowd

Love apple pie but hate the fuss? Try this easy apple crisp recipe, perfect for a crowd and a great addition to your Thanksgiving and Fall party menus.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10 plus



  • 10 large apples roughly 14 cups, give or take
  • 3/4 C light brown sugar
  • 3 tsp cinnamon


  • 1/2 C unsalted butter *see notes
  • 1/4 C flour
  • 1/2 C light brown sugar
  • 1 C old fashioned oats


  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Peal and slice apples 1/8-inch thick. Toss half of the sliced apples in a large bowl with 6 Tbsp brown sugar and 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon. Toss to coat well, transfer to a 3-quart baking dish. Repeat with remaining apples, cinnamon and sugar.
  • In a medium bowl, combine topping ingredients with a pastry blender or two forks until only small chunks remain.
  • Sprinkle oatmeal topping mixture over apples, using up all of the mixture.
  • Bake for 45 minutes. Allow to cool slightly before serving.


Recipe serves roughly 10-12.
*Butter should be cool but not used straight from the fridge. Allow it to sit at room temperature for 15-20 minutes prior to working on the topping.
An original recipe from Baked by Rachel