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Harvest Crisp with Oatmeal Walnut Topping

Apples, pears, and dried cranberries offer incredible sweetness all on their own, along with a hefty dose of vitamin C. They also add moisture, texture, and fruity flavor.

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Harvest Crisp with Oatmeal Walnut Topping

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time55 mins
Total Time2 hrs 15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 396kcal


For the fruit:

  • 3 medium baking apples such as McIntosh or Cortland, peeled, cored, and sliced
  • 2 medium Bosc pears peeled, cored, and sliced
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1/3 cup coconut sugar use ½ cup for sweeter crisp
  • 2 tablespoons arrowroot starch
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger

For the topping:

  • 1 cup gluten-free rolled oats
  • ½ cup raw walnuts finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup coconut sugar
  • 2 tablespoons arrowroot starch
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 1/3 cup plus 1 tablespoon coconut oil or unsalted butter room temperature


  • Preheat the oven to 350ºF.
  • Prepare the fruit: In a large bowl, combine the apples, pears, cranberries, coconut sugar, arrowroot, lemon juice, maple syrup, cinnamon, and ginger. Toss thoroughly to combine. Set aside.
  • Prepare the topping: Combine the oats, walnuts, coconut sugar, arrowroot, and salt in a medium bowl. Add the coconut oil or butter. Use your fingers to work the oil/butter into the oat mixture until you have a moist but crumbly topping.
  • Give the fruit mixture another toss then transfer to a 9-inch pie dish or 8x8-inch baking dish. (Make sure to include all those beautiful juices!) Crumble the topping over the fruit. Press gently to adhere.
  • Place the dish on a rimmed baking sheet and transfer to the oven. Bake for 45-55 minutes until deeply golden brown and bubbly. Cool for at least 1 hour before serving.


Nutrition Facts
Harvest Crisp with Oatmeal Walnut Topping
Amount Per Serving
Calories 396 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Fat 19g29%
Saturated Fat 11g55%
Sodium 38mg2%
Potassium 279mg8%
Carbohydrates 57g19%
Fiber 7g28%
Sugar 30g33%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 75IU2%
Vitamin C 10.9mg13%
Calcium 34mg3%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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