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Gluten-Free Apple Crisp

Gluten-free apple crisp made with maple syrup, cinnamon, and topped with rolled oats. A classic fall dessert to use up your fall apples!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apples, gluten-free
Servings: 6
Author: Gabriella @ Nutritious Minimalist



  • 5 medium-sized apples, peeled, cored, and cut into small chunks
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • Juice from half a lemon (~2 tablespoons)


  • 1 cup rolled oats (use certified gluten-free if you are making it gluten-free)
  • 1/4 cup almond flour
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 5 tablespoons butter, melted (can also use coconut oil instead)
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt


  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  • Make the filling: In a large bowl, mix together the apple chunks, maple syrup, cinnamon, cornstarch, and lemon juice until the apple pieces are all coated.
  • Make the topping: In a medium bowl, mix together the oats, almond flour, cinnamon, and salt. Make sure there are no large clumps of sugar or almond flour.
  • Add the melted butter to the dry topping ingredients and stir to combine.
  • Spray an 8x8 inch baking dish with cooking spray and pour the filling into the baking dish,
  • Evenly sprinkle the topping over the filling.
  • Bake for 35 minutes, until the top is golden brown.