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Healthy apple crumble without nuts

Lower Sugar Apple Crumble (Nut-Free!)

A modern 'healthified' version of a classic apple dish!
Course Dessert
Cuisine Crumble
Keyword Fruit, Gluten-Free, Nut-free, Oatmeal
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Rest Time: 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 9 servings
Calories 187kcal
Author Lauren Goslin



  • 5 cups apple slices about 3-4 large apples,
  • 1 Tbsp coconut sugar
  • 2 Tbsp water
  • 1 Tbsp arrowroot


  • 3/4 cup oat flour
  • 1/2 cup quick oats
  • 2 Tbsp oat bran or more quick oats
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 3 Tbsp coconut sugar or another granulated sugar
  • 4 Tbsp softened coconut oil or butter


  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  • Butter or oil an 8 x 8 inch baking dish.
  • In a large bowl, toss the apple slices with the coconut sugar.
  • Mix the water and arrowroot together in a small cup and add the slurry to the apples, tossing well.
  • Spread the apples on the bottom of the baking dish.
  • In another bowl, mix the ingredients for the crumble (flour, oats, bran, cinnamon, salt, and sugar).
  • Using a fork or your hands, cut the coconut oil or butter into the dry crumble until the mix is moistened throughout.
  • Spread the crumble atop the apples.
  • Bake the crumble for 35 minutes.
  • Cool 15-20 minutes to allow the apple juices to thicken.
  • Enjoy!


Nutrition facts are based on using coconut oil.
WW points: 9


Calories: 187kcal | Carbohydrates: 31.5g | Protein: 2.1g | Fat: 7.1g | Fiber: 4.5g | Sugar: 18.3g