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Best Apple Crumble

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Best Apple Crumble
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 20 min
  • Servings 9
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When we say this is the Best Apple Crumble recipe, we're not kidding. Plus, if you check out the reviews, we're not the only ones who feel that way. This simple apple crumble recipe tastes beyond incredible and is ready to serve in just three steps! Between the apple filling and the cookie mix topping, this apple crumble dessert is the definition of *chef's kiss.* Prior to serving, prepare yourself for the compliments to roll in. We didn't put "best" in the recipe title for nothing!
Updated Sep 20, 2021

Ingredients

Filling

  • 3 large apples, peeled, coarsely chopped (about 3 cups)
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup cold butter or margarine, cut into small pieces

Topping

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 300°F. Spray bottom and sides of 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. In large bowl, toss filling ingredients. Spread mixture in baking dish.
  • 2
    In same large bowl, stir cookie mix and melted butter until crumbly. Sprinkle over filling.
  • 3
    Bake 40 minutes. Remove from oven; sprinkle with pecans. Bake 15 to 20 minutes longer or until topping is golden brown. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Serve this Best Apple Crumble with a scoop of ice cream or a dollop of whipped cream.
  • tip 2
    Use fresh peaches for the apples for a juicy peach crumble.
  • tip 3
    Taste apples for sweetness before adding brown sugar and adjust the amount of sugar to your preference.
  • tip 4
    Choose apples that are firm enough to hold their shape. Braeburn, Fuji or Granny Smith are all excellent choices.
  • tip 5
    Get creative by adding other dried spices, candied ginger or chewy dried fruits to add more layers of flavor and texture.
  • tip 6
    For more delicious apple recipes see our collection of Best Apple Desserts

Nutrition

480 Calories, 22g Total Fat, 5g Protein, 67g Total Carbohydrate, 43g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
480
Calories from Fat
200
Total Fat
22g
33%
Saturated Fat
10g
51%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
40mg
14%
Sodium
320mg
13%
Potassium
160mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
67g
22%
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
Sugars
43g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

More About This Recipe

  • This is an excellent recipe to turn to for a no-fail, crowd-pleasing apple dessert. The nostalgic feeling of baking an apple crumble is reason enough to get excited about making this recipe, and the short ingredient list might just have you doing  cartwheels. This particular recipe calls for Betty Crocker’s oatmeal cookie mix, guaranteeing that this sweet treat’s topping will be nice and crunchy, especially with the addition of pecans! We get it, it’s hard to choose between all of Betty’s apple crisp and cobbler recipes, so don’t hesitate to make a few different recipes this season. And if you love apple desserts, explore Betty’s best tips for baking with apples.
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