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Spiced Apple Tater Tot Crisp with Honey Whipped Cream

An easy recipe for sweet and savory spiced apple tater tot crisp, loaded with cheese and a sweet honey whipped cream.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Apple


  • 1 bag tater tots
  • 1 1/2 C white cheddar cheese shredded

Apple filling:

  • 2 large granny smith apples peeled, core removed, sliced
  • 2/3 C granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp unsalted butter room temperature

Granola topping:

  • 1/4 C all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp light brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 2 Tbsp unsalted butter room temperature
  • 1/2 C old fashioned oatmeal

Whipped cream:

  • 1 C heavy whipping cream
  • 3 Tbsp honey


  • Preheat oven to 425°F.
  • In a large cast-iron skillet, place frozen tater tots on the bottom making sure they are arranged in an even layer. Top tater tots with apple filling. Then top apple filling with the granola topping. Bake in the oven for about 20 to 25 minutes. Remove skillet from oven and add cheddar cheese on top. Bake for another five minutes or until the cheese is bubbly and golden brown. Remove skillet from oven, let it cool slightly. Serve with a big dollop of honey whipped cream on top!
  • In a large bowl, combine apple slices, sugar, nutmeg, juice, flour, and butter. Set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, combine flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, granola, and salt. Add butter using your fingers to combine with dry ingredients. Set aside when done.
  • In a stand fitted with a whisk attachment, whisk the heavy cream on high. Slowly add the honey. Whisk until soft peaks form. Set aside until ready to top the tot dish!