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Cooking for one: Apple crisp

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x


  • 1 apple, peeled, cored and diced
  • 1 teaspoon + 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon + 2 tablespoons flour
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon, divided
  • ¼ cup rolled oats
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Combine apples, 1 teaspoon brown sugar, ¼ teaspoon cinnamon and lemon juice in a small bowl. Mix to combine.
  3. Add 1 teaspoon flour and mix to ensure flour coats most of the apples. Transfer to a small ramekin or oven-safe bowl.
  4. In the same mixing bowl, add oats and remaining sugar, flour and cinnamon. Mix with a fork to combine. Add melted butter and stir together, making sure everything is mixed well.
  5. Evenly spread oat mixture on top of apples. Place baking dish on a baking sheet (just in case it bubbles over) and transfer to oven.
  6. Bake for 25-30 minutes, until apples are soft and crumble is lightly browned.
  7. Serve warm or at room temp, with ice cream if desired.