Recipes and Cooking Walnut Apple Crisp 3.9 (23) Add your rating & review 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! By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on March 6, 2014 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Karla Conrad Prep Time: 10 mins Slow Cook Time: 4 hrs Total Time: 4 hrs 10 mins Servings: 8 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray 3 tablespoon granulated sugar 2 teaspoon lemon juice 1 ½ teaspoon cornstarch ¼ teaspoon ground ginger ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon 6 large tart cooking apples, peeled (if desired) and cut into 1/2-inch wedges (10 cups) ½ cup all-purpose flour ¼ cup granulated sugar ¼ cup packed light brown sugar ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon ⅛ teaspoon ground nutmeg Dash salt ¼ cup unsalted butter, cut into pieces ½ cup chopped walnuts Vanilla ice cream (optional) Directions 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. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 240 Calories 11g Fat 37g Carbs 2g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 8 Calories 240 % Daily Value * Total Fat 11g 14% Saturated Fat 4g 20% Cholesterol 15mg 5% Sodium 41mg 2% Total Carbohydrate 37g 13% Protein 2g *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.