Something Special Apple Crisp

Something Special Apple Crisp


"After experimenting with many different recipes, I came up with this unique recipe for apple crisp. It has some ingredients you wouldn't expect to find in a crisp recipe, making this apple crisp especially delicious."
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1 h servings 406 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 406 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 17.6 g
  • 27%
  • Carbs:
  • 61.3g
  • 20%
  • Protein:
  • 3.2 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 104 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * 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.

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Spray a 9-inch pie dish with cooking spray.
  2. Place the flour, rolled oats, coconut, 1/4 cup of white sugar, 1/4 cup of light brown sugar, 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon of nutmeg, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and butter into the work bowl of a food processor. Pulse several times to make a mixture that looks like coarse crumbs. Stir in the walnuts.
  3. In a large bowl, mix together the apples, 1/4 cup of white sugar, 1/4 cup of brown sugar, tapioca, vanilla extract, 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon, and 1/4 teaspoon of nutmeg until well combined. Pour the filling into the prepared pie dish; spread the topping evenly over the filling.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until the apple crisp is bubbling and golden brown, 30 to 40 minutes.


  • Cook's Note
  • Use an 8x8-inch baking dish if you prefer; use a 9x13-inch baking dish if doubling the recipe.


  1. 27 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

I thought this was very good and so did my daughter. We dug into it as soon as it came out of the oven. The tapioca does a nice job thickening it and the walnuts are delightful. I omitted the...

Most helpful critical review

I am really surprised this was a 5 star recipe. It tasted fine, was not bad, but I have definitely made better. It did reheat in the over well for a later eating. I'd call it mediocre and will n...

I thought this was very good and so did my daughter. We dug into it as soon as it came out of the oven. The tapioca does a nice job thickening it and the walnuts are delightful. I omitted the...

I made a few tiny changes only to use what I had on hand. I did not have walnuts on hand so I increased the oats to 2/3 cup. Before tossing the apples with the filling ingredients, I tossed them...

Love all the flavors in this crisp! Looking for something different from the norm - then this is the crisp for you!

Delicious!!! I've tried many different apple crisp recipes, I'm done searching! This is a keeper and my family will enjoy it time and time again. Thanks so much for sharing.

A Bit too sweet, but the topping is marvelous and it turned out wonderful. I will just reduce the sugar used next time. Gret recipe!

This is utterly DELICIOUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Maybe just a *tiny* bit too sweet, but that can be easily remedied! :) I would definitely make again!!

This really was good. I did make a couple changes just out of necessity (didn't have any coconut and we have a slight walnut allergy in this family). I also did not measure the apples, and inste...

Phenomenal. I made this with a friend at a party and everyone loved it! Comments included "That's crazy good cobbler" and "I normally hate baked apples, but holy ."

DEEEEEEELICIOUS! I added organic cranberries from a package to the apple mixture. Yummy!