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Healthy Apple Crisp in a tart dish with a wooden spoon.

The BEST Healthy Apple Crisp Recipe

Looking for a delicious, warm-out-of-the-oven fall dessert that's easy to make and guilt-free? This Healthy Apple Crisp recipe is sweet, indulgent, and lightened-up for a quick and easy treat! Made with maple syrup, oats, and fresh apples, this recipe is vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, and dairy-free. This delicious apple dessert is the best for fall!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Diet Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 259kcal


  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/3 cup oat flour
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds or pecan halves
  • 1 Tbsp coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 Tbsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 3 medium apples
  • 1 tsp vanilla


Apple Crisp Topping

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Mix the rolled oats, rolled oat flour, sliced almonds, coconut oil, brown sugar, salt, 1 Tbsp of the cinnamon, and 2 Tbsp of the maple syrup together in a mixing bowl.

Apple Crisp Filling

  • Slice the apples and combine with the remaining maple syrup, cinnamon, and vanilla.
  • Pour the filling into a baking pan or tart dish.
  • Top with the apple crisp topping.
  • Bake for about 25-30 minutes (or until the apples are soft).
  • Top with ice cream (if desired) and serve warm!


Tip: Use this apple slicer, then cut the slices in half to quickly make thin apple slices for this healthy apple crisp recipe!
To Store: Let the apple crisp cool completely. Add a cover or place in an airtight container and keep it in the refrigerator for up to 1-2 days!
To Reheat: To reheat the apple crisp, simply pop it back into the oven for about 7-10 minutes (or until everything is warm). 


Calories: 259kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 8mg | Potassium: 258mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 50IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 56mg | Iron: 1mg