It is easy to make and to play with, try adding some chopped walnuts to the crisp or use a completely different fruit for the filling, such as peaches. The second the heaviness of summer starts to dissipate, I have an urge to make this easy apple crisp recipe, pumpkin bread, and pumpkin cookies. ; If you like more spices in your streusel topping, you can add extra cinnamon to the oat mixture. If yours are riper, they will break down as they bake, but both outcomes are fine. Signed, sealed, delivered, I’m yours, easy, best-ever apple crisp… For pears, you want them to be slightly soft to the touch and not too firm. My pears were ripe but firm, and they held their shape, while releasing a lot of juice. Make some for dessert tonight! Choose fruit that is free of blemishes and has a smooth skin without any dents. Apple crisp without oats is my go-to now and forever. I did as others who reviewed this recipe suggested and doubled the amount of crystalized gigner in both steps. Apple crisp with a crunchy oat-free topping is the perfect fall treat! allspice. I honestly can’t eat apple crisp any other way now (and since this post was originally published, I’ve also created a summer favorite: Cherry Crisp, and Blueberry Almond Crisp). ground ginger and 1/4 tsp. This easy apple crisp recipe without oats uses simple pantry goods you probably already have! I've been making this (or versions of it) since I was 12 years old. Look for the brightest colored fruits since they will have the most flavor and nutrition. Sweet cinnamon and nutmeg spiced apples and pears topped with this incredible gluten-free oat topping. I also added about 1/4 tsp. The result is a 5-star dessert without the stress of DIY pie. Instead, I prefer sweet, juicy, ripe Bartlett pears for this recipe.. Make this an Apple Pear Crisp by using 3 cups of peeled, sliced apples and 3 cups of peeled, sliced pears for the filling. Gluten-Free Apple Pear Crisp! The setup on this one is simple: Diced apples and pears get tossed with flour, sugar and lemon juice, poured into a skillet, then topped with the best cinnamony-oat crisp to ever hit your lips. It's great warmed up in the microwave but it's equally good straight out of the fridge. *I tested this recipe with Bosc pears, but they lacked flavor. I will warn you against trying to make this pear crisp with a pears that are actually ‘crisp’. This is an evolved version of the "Quaker Oatmeal Apple Crisp".