The Best Vegan Apple Crisp Recipe - Build Your Bite (2024)

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The best vegan apple crisp you’ll ever eat! Perfect with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top. This easy vegan apple dessert comes together in just 15 minutes.

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This vegan apple crisp is the best fall dessert!

Vegan apple crisp has become one of our most treasured fall favorite desserts.

We make it every year, and even our non vegan or vegetarian family members request this recipe!

This dairy free apple crisp is sure to please your family, and it comes together in just minutes.

It’s high on our list of fall favorites along with these apple crisp bars and vegan pumpkin chocolate chip cookies.

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Vegan Apple Crisp Ingredients

  • apples: any type will do, but we like pink or red varieties.
  • lemon juice: to help keep the apples from turning brown
  • sugar: cane sugar or white sugar
  • brown sugar
  • cinnamon
  • salt
  • corn starch: to thicken the apple crisp filling
  • whole wheat flour: to make the crumbly oat crisp topping
  • coconut oil
  • vegan butter: earth balance is our favorite
  • vegan ice cream, for topping: of course this is optional. But a scoop of creamy cold ice cream on top of warm apple crisp is simply the best!
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How to make vegan apple crisp

Step 1: Dice the apples into chunks and place in a large mixing bowl. You will need around 6 medium sized apples, or about 6 ½ cups worth of diced apples.

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Step 2: Add the remaining filling ingredients to the same bowl as the apples: lemon juice, sugar, cinnamon, salt, and corn starch. Give it a good stir and let it sit while you work on the crisp topping.

Step 3: While the apple filling marinates, prepare the crisp topping. Melt the butter and coconut oil in a microwave safe bowl.

Stir together the melted butter and coconut oil with the remaining crisp topping ingredients: brown sugar, whole wheat flour, rolled oats, and salt. The mixture should resemble wet sand.

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Step 4: Stir the apple crisp filling again, then pour into a greased baking dish. Any medium sized baking dish or pie plate will work well for this recipe. Distribute the apple crisp topping over the tops of the apples evenly.

Step 5: Bake the vegan apple crisp at 350 degrees for around an hour, until the apples are bubbly on the edges and the crisp topping has started to brown and crisp up.

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Step 6: Allow the apple crisp to cool and rest for around 15 – 20 minutes before serving. Serve warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top!

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My very picky 17 year old vegan daughter made this recipe for us and it’s the best dessert we’ve ever tasted! Thanks for sharing! – Keri

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This recipe has restored my faith in the Internet. There is no better place to put your freshly-picked Honeycrisp apples than here. I was never into oats as a dessert ingredient, but this is a real game-changer, and *very* easy to assemble – Laura

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The apple filling becomes bubbly and delicious and the crumble on top gets a little crisp on it towards the end.

The crisp topping is so delicious! So crunchy and the perfect complement to the melt in your mouth apples. The best dairy free comfort food dessert.

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Apple Crisp FAQs

How do I store apple crisp?

Leftover vegan apple crisp can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat in the oven or microwave when ready to serve.

What is apple crisp topping made of?

Apple crisp topping is made of a mixture of flour, oats, butter or oil, sugar, and salt.

What is the best way to serve apple crisp?

Apple crisp is best served hot from the oven with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Add a caramel sauce drizzle to really take it over the top!

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Yield: 8 servings

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour

Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

The best vegan apple crisp recipe you'll ever eat! This vegan dessert is a fall must have.

Ingredients

For the filling:

  • 6 medium apples, diced into chunks (about 6 ½ cups worth)
  • 5 teaspoons lemon juice
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ¾ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons corn starch

For the Topping:

  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup whole wheat flour
  • ¾ cup rolled oats
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 tablespoon coconut oil, melted
  • ⅓ cup vegan butter, melted

Instructions

  1. Cut apples into chunks and place in a large bowl
  2. Add remaining filling ingredients to bowl (lemon juice, sugar, cinnamon, sea salt, and corn starch) and toss with the apples until well combined
  3. In a separate bowl, combine all ingredients for the topping. Melt the coconut oil and vegan butter before adding to the mixture. The topping should resemble wet sand once mixed well
  4. Pour apple mixture into a pan (I used a 9" pie dish)
  5. Cover evenly with the topping
  6. Bake at 350 for 55-60 minutes, or until the apples are bubbly and the top starts to brown
  7. Allow to cool/rest for 15-20 minutes before serving
  8. Serve alone or with vegan ice cream and vegan caramel sauce drizzle
Nutrition Information:

Yield: 10Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving:Calories: 274Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 16mgSodium: 161mgCarbohydrates: 48gFiber: 4gSugar: 34gProtein: 2g

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