Rating: 4 stars
23 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 8
  • 4 star values: 7
  • 3 star values: 7
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  • 23 Ratings

Let your slow cooker do the work in this walnut apple crisp recipe. As a simple, make-ahead dessert, it is perfect for entertaining, especially when life gets too busy for rolling pie dough!

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Credit: Karla Conrad

Recipe Summary

4 hrs
4 hrs 10 mins
10 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Coat a 2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray; set aside.

  • In an extra-large bowl combine 3 tablespoons granulated sugar, lemon juice, cornstarch, ginger, and 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon. Gently stir in apples. Transfer apple mixture to the prepared cooker.

  • For topping, in a small bowl stir together flour, 1/4 cup granulated sugar, brown sugar, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt. Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in walnuts. Sprinkle topping over apple mixture.

  • Cover and cook on low-heat setting about 4 hours or on high-heat setting about 2 hours or until apples are tender. If desired, serve with ice cream.

Nutrition Facts

240 calories; fat 11g; cholesterol 15mg; saturated fat 4g; carbohydrates 37g; insoluble fiber 4g; protein 2g; sodium 41mg.