Crock-Pot Apple Cranberry Crisp

Crock-Pot Apple Cranberry CrispThis recipe is so so easy and yet so so delicious and the perfect Autumn dessert. When apples are in season I buy a lot and this is one of my go-to recipes. The tartness of the cranberries is a nice balance to the apples and sweet spice scented crisp topping! Serve with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream or just plain, anyway you serve it this is sure to be a hit!

Crock-Pot Apple Cranberry Crisp

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 4 hours

Total Time: 4 hours, 20 minutes

Yield: 8 Servings

Crisp topping and sweet apples are paired with tart cranberries for this Autumn treat! The hardest part of this recipe is peeling and slicing the apples.


Apples & Cranberries
10 Medium Granny Smith Apples, peeled and cut into bite sized pieces
1/4 Cup Granulated Sugar
1 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
1 Cup Fresh Or Frozen Cranberries (no need to thaw if frozen)
Crisp Topping
1 Cup Quick Cooking Oatmeal
1 Cup Light Brown Sugar, packed
2 Tablespoons Flour
1 Stick Unsalted Butter
1 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
1/2 Teaspoon Ground Nutmeg
1/4 Teaspoon Ground Cloves


  1. Place apples, cranberries, granulated sugar and 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon in the bottom of a 6 quart crock-pot and stir well to combine.
  2. Mix all ingredients for crisp topping: oatmeal, brown sugar, flour, butter and spices together with a pastry cutter, two knives, in the food processor or with your hands (I used my hands), until combined and crumbly.
  3. Sprinkle crumb topping over apple mixture covering entire top of fruit.
  4. Cover and cook on low 4 hours.


Serve with vanilla ice cream or with whipped cream!


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  1. Gaye Smith says

    I would like to make the Apple/Cranberry Crisp but have two problems, namely, make it ahead of the due date & I have a 5 qt. crockpot. Please make some suggestions.

    • says

      Without proper recipe testing I cannot give a definitive answer. However I think this recipe should be fine cooked as the recipe indicates in a 5 quart slow cooker. And I don’t see why you could not make this ahead of time.

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