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Grain Free Apple Crisp

Nichole Hirsch Kuechle
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Course Dessert


  • For filling:
  • 8 cored and chopped snow sweet apples
  • 4 tablespoons tapioca starch
  • 4 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 small lemon juiced and set aside
  • For topping:
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped almonds
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 5 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Peel and core your apples and stir in large bowl with lemon juice and maple syrup. Sprinkle with tapioca starch and stir together. Using coconut oil, oil a 9x11 glass baking dish. Pour prepared filling into baking dish.
  • Prep the topping by either chopping the almonds and walnuts or by separately placing them in your blender or food processor and pulsing until the size you desire. Stir in coconut sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt.
  • In small saucepan, slowly heat maple syrup, butter and vanilla extract. Once melted, stir into bowl of topping. Drop scoops of topping onto the filling and bake for 45-50 minutes, placing foil on top to prevent burning for last 10 minutes.