Ontario Apple Oatmeal Crisp

Here's a great recipe made from naturally sweet Ontario Eating Apples such as Empire, McIntosh, Golden Delicious Idared or others.

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Servings: 8

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  • 1 cup (250 mL) quick-cooking or old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) flour, preferably whole wheat
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) brown sugar, packed
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) unsweetened apple juice
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) butter or margarine, melted or soft
  • 5 Ontario Apples, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) fresh lemon juice



In a bowl, combine oats, flour, 1/3 cup (75 mL) of the brown sugar, half the cinnamon and the salt. Stir in half the apple juice and all the butter. Set aside.

In a greased 8-inch (2 L) square baking dish, combine apples, lemon juice, remaining apple juice, remaining brown sugar and remaining cinnamon. Sprinkle oatmeal mixture evenly over apples. Bake in a 375°F (190°C) oven until apples are tender and topping is golden brown, 30 to 40 minutes.

Nutritional information

  • Protein: 2 grams
  • Fat: 5 grams
  • Carbohydrates: 37 grams
  • Calories: 191
  • Source of fibre