Vegan Apple Crisp

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This easy, vegan apple crisp recipe is the best! It’s made with no butter and without oats. Perfectly sweetened and laced with fall spices, then topped with a delicate streusel topping salted caramel sauce. It’s going to be your new favorite fall dessert. In fact, it’s so good you’ll even want to eat it for breakfast!


  • 8 cups cored and roughly chopped baking apples*
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves

For the topping:


  1. Preheat oven to 350˚F and grease a large baking dish.
  2. Place apples in a large mixing bowl. Add lemon juice, sugar, cinnamon and cloves, and stir until evenly coated.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk the flour, sugar and salt to combine. Cut in the cold shortening with a pastry cutter, or two forks, until a crumb-like texture forms.
  4. Pour apple mixture into baking dish. Sprinkle the crumb topping over the apples and bake for 50 – 60 minutes.
  5. Remove from oven and let apple crisp cool for about 30 minutes. Drizzle vegan caramel sauce oven apple crisp before serving.


*I recommend Granny Smith, Cortland or Honeycrisp apples for this recipe.