Easy Apple Crisp

Easy Apple Crisp

"Use this easy recipe with leftover apples from the fall or anytime in the year when you want an easy take-along dish or when company arrives at your door unexpectedly!!!! Serve warm with ice cream or whipped topping. You can substitute 2 (21 ounce) cans of apple pie filling for the apples and water."
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servings 355 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 355 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 12.4 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 60.9g
  • 20%
  • Protein:
  • 2.2 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 20 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 344 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9x13 inch baking dish.
  2. Arrange apples in an even layer in bottom of baking dish. Pour water over apples.
  3. In a medium bowl mix together cake mix, brown sugar, and cinnamon. Stir in melted butter or margarine until ingredients are thoroughly blended; mixture will be crumbly. Sprinkle mixture over apples.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 50 to 55 minutes.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.


  1. 611 Ratings

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This recipe was so simple, yet so delicious! Some changes I recommend that other users may have also recommended: use 3/4 water instead, use only 3/4c brown sugar (it was a bit too sweet for m...

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Well, I couldn't find the recipe I usually use, so looked for one to make Hubby something with apples. He was suggesting one that used the cake mix topping. I found this one and tried it right t...

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This recipe was so simple, yet so delicious! Some changes I recommend that other users may have also recommended: use 3/4 water instead, use only 3/4c brown sugar (it was a bit too sweet for m...

I had to write a comment on this! I have made many an apple crisp, and this seems to take the cake as everyone's favorite! I gleaned from previous reviewers and this came out fabulously yummy! ...

I love this recipe! I read most of the reviews and made the recipe 3x today making little changes each time. I took tips from the reviews and came up with the following changes: sprinkle lemon j...

Very good! I made a few changes, though: I used apple pie filling instead of apples to make it easier, cut the sugar down to 1/2 cup (thought the filling would be pretty sweet), added about 3/...

This recipe is a keeper! Easy and so delicious! I did add about 1 cup of oatmeal to the topping, and I used a cinnamon blend that has nutmeg in it. If you add nutmeg on its own, just a pinch ...

I have been looking for a great apple crisp recipe for ever! If I found one that was crispy, it had no cake-like middle. If I had cake, I had no crisp. You get the idea. This was both. I did al...

I made this today to serve for Mother's Day tomorrow. My dh and I sampled it out of the oven warm and it is delicious. I took the advice of other reviewers- I doubled the amount of apples,tossed...

This was a hit at a Rosh Hashana dinner I brought it to last night--everyone had seconds! I did make a few changes from the recipe. I used a whole 3-lb. bag of Granny Smith apples (12 small ap...

FALULOUS!!! Took others suggestions and used 3/4 cup apple cider in place of water; omited sugar, and added 1 cup oatmeal to cake mix topping. The whole pan is gone and my family is clammering...

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