Apple Crisp

This easy apple crisp is packed full of fresh, iconic flavors and topped with an extra boost of nutrition.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Servings 8 servings


Barley Flake Topping

  • 1/2 cup barley flour
  • 1 cup barley flakes
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup cold butter, cut into cubes

Apple Filling

  • 5 cups thinly sliced apples about 4 large apples
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp butter, melted
  • 2 tbsp barley flour
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 3/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray 8x8 pan and set aside.
  • Add all of the topping ingredients into a medium-sized bowl, except the butter, and stir until combined.
  • Add in the cold butter. Using a pastry cutter or fork, cut the butter into the dry ingredients until the mixture is crumbly and comes together. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine all the apple filling ingredients and stir together so the apples are well coated. Pour mixture into previously prepared pan. Sprinkle the topping evenly over the apples.
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes until the topping is golden around the edges and the apples are tender. Allow to cool for about 15 minutes prior to serving. Top with ice cream and enjoy!