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Apple Crisp with a Maple Twist

Nothing says fall more than a freshly baked apple crisp, topped with creamy ice cream. Add in a hint of maple syrup and you may just have the ultimate Canadian autumn dessert.

Make this apple crisp on a day when you want to surprise your family or guests with the hint of unexpected maple flavour.


  • 6 cups apples, any variety
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 3 tbsp flour
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar (can substitute for maple sugar)
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1/3 cup pure Sweet Ontario maple syrup
  • 4 tbsp butter, softened
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Grease a casserole dish with butter.
  2. Place apples, 3 tbsp flour, maple syrup, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a large bowl. Toss to coat and place in greased casserole dish.
  3. Mix the remaining 1/3 cup flour, butter and sugar together in a medium bowl until the mixture becomes crumbly. Add nuts (if using), oats and salt. Spread on top of apples in the casserole dish.
  4. Bake 15 minutes, then reduce temperature to 325ºF and bake until cooked through and bubbly (roughly one hour).


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