Baked Apple Pecan Crisp

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Warm, crisp, and sweet. This apple crisp is perfect for a cool evening.

Apple picking may be the best part of fall, but the best part of apple picking is apple baking. Apple crisp is a fall dessert classic, and this baked apple pecan version offers a fun (and lightened-up!) twist. This recipe features the warm apple-cinnamon flavors you love, while also adding another fall baking favorite: pecans! Warm and delicious, this seasonal classic packs all the fall flavor you crave, and also smells great in the oven. Meanwhile, this homey dessert packs some good-for-you substitutions that help keep you on track. Sweetened with honey and coconut sugar, this treat packs all the sweetness of the classic dessert without the blood sugar spike. Almond flour and coconut oil also help keep this dessert on the lighter side without sacrificing taste. So whip up a quick and easy batch of this Baked Apple Pecan Crisp today and welcome the flavors of fall!

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Baked Apple Pecan Crisp

This lightened-up and super delicious crisp is a must-have at your next family gathering.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Yield 8 people
Serving Size 0.5 cup
Course Dessert
Cuisine American


For the Filling

  • 5 apples peeled and diced small
  • 2 tablespoons coconut sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon almond flour

For the Topping

  • 1 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1/2 cup pecans roughly chopped
  • 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil melted
  • 1/4 cup honey


  • Preheat oven to 350. Spray a 9 x 13 inch casserole dish with nonstick spray and set aside.

For the Filling

  • Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and toss to coat the apples in the sugar, cinnamon, and flour. Pour into the prepared pan. Set aside

For the Topping

  • In a large bowl (this can be the same bowl used for the apples) combine all ingredients. Using your hands, gently rub the ingredients together to make fine crumbs. Pour on top of the apples.
  • Bake for 30 to 40 minutes until apples are soft and topping is golden. Let cool slightly before serving. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information

Serving: 0.5cup | Calories: 279kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Sodium: 76mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 21g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 13
Keywords Christmas, dairy-free, Holiday, Kid-Friendly, Thanksgiving, Vegetarian

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Chef Nichole

Nichole has a culinary degree from Great Lakes Culinary Institute and has worked in the culinary industry for 10 years. She also has the knowledge to write recipes using the most nutritious, fresh, and balanced ingredients. Nichole enjoys creating healthy and tasty recipes anyone can prepare, no matter their cooking skill level.

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