Apple-Rhubarb Crisp (Recipe)


A subtle and unexpected hint of cloves really adds a perfect note to this easy-to-make and delicious apple crisp. Planning ahead? You can prepare the topping the day before; chill in the fridge.

Apple-Rhubarb Crisp



  • 3/4 Cup flour
  • 3/4 Cup packed golden brown sugar
  • 1/2 Cup oats
  • 1/2 Teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 Teaspoon ground cloves
  • 6 Tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 Cup finely chopped walnuts


  • 4 Cups Golden Delicious or Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored, & cut into 1/2-inch pieces (about 1/2 pound)
  • 3 Cups rhubarb, cut into 1/2-inch pieces (about 3/4 pound)
  • 3 Tablespoons sugar
  • 2 Teaspoons flour
  • 1/2 Teaspoon vanilla extract

Baking Dish: Glass 8x8x2.

1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
2. Prepare topping. In a medium bowl, stir flour, brown sugar, oats, cinnamon and cloves to combine. Add butter; the mixture should be clumpy; mix nuts in mixture. Set aside.
3. In a large bowl, toss apples, rhubarb, sugar, flour and vanilla until well coated. Add apple-rhubarb mixture to baking dish, sprinkle topping over it in an even layer.
4. Bake for about 45 minutes. Crumble is done when the topping is crisp and the fruit is tender. Let sit for 20 minutes before serving warm.

Recipe Credit: Epicurious.

More Fall Recipes:
Autumn Bread Salad
Pumpkin Mulled Wine
Pumpkin Salted Caramels
Fall Veggie Pot Pie with Rosemary Biscuit Crust


lynda l.
lynda l.2 years ago


Lynn C.
Lynn C.2 years ago


Val M.
Val M.2 years ago


Natasha Salgado
natasha salgado2 years ago

This is a must do recipe! Thanks

Fred Hoekstra
Fred Hoekstra2 years ago

Thank you Katie, for Sharing this!

Karen Chestney

thank-you....sounds wonderful !!!

Joy Mcronald
Joy McRonald2 years ago


Russie C.
Russie C.2 years ago

Sounds good but will leave out the walnuts. Thanks.

Jacqueline S.
Jacqueline S.2 years ago

Too bad the seasons don't cross here. Will have to use frozen rhubarb.

Barbara V.
Barbara L.2 years ago

Something to share with my friends who can consume the sugar....