Apple Walnut Toffee Crisp

Indulge in this Apple Walnut Toffee Crisp recipe, a perfect blend of tart apples, crunchy walnuts, and sweet toffee, topped with a golden, oat-based crumble. Ideal for cozy desserts!

Choosing the Best Apples

What apples are ideal for an apple crisp in meal prep? For meal prep, choosing apples that hold their shape and flavor over time is key. Granny Smith, Honeycrisp, or Braeburn are excellent choices. They offer a blend of tartness and sweetness that remains consistent even after a couple of days.

Getting a Little Sweeter

For those who love the rich, indulgent flavor of toffee but are mindful of sugar intake, Now Foods Better Stevia is an excellent alternative. This natural sweetener can be used to infuse your Apple Walnut Toffee Crisp with that characteristic toffee sweetness without the added sugars. When prepping your apple mixture or crumble topping, simply substitute a portion of the sugar with Better Stevia to taste. This not only reduces the overall sugar content but also adds a delicious, guilt-free toffee flavor. It's a great way to keep your dessert aligned with healthier meal prep goals, while still indulging in that delightful toffee taste. Remember, stevia is much sweeter than sugar, so you'll need less of it – start with small amounts and adjust according to your preference.

Achieving the Perfect Crisp

How can I ensure a crispy topping when prepping in advance? The secret to a long-lasting crispy topping lies in the balance of butter, flour, oats, and sugar. Preparing it separately and storing it in an airtight container can keep it crunchy until you're ready to bake.

Advanced Preparation

Can apple crisp be prepared ahead of time for meal prepping? Absolutely! You can assemble the apple mixture and topping separately a day or two in advance. Store them in the refrigerator and simply combine and bake when you're ready to enjoy.

Ideal Toppings

What toppings work well for a pre-prepared apple crisp? When it comes to meal prep, consider toppings that maintain their quality over time, like a drizzle of caramel sauce or a sprinkle of extra nuts. Avoid dairy-based toppings until serving.

Freezing and Storage

Can I freeze apple crisp for meal prep? Yes, apple crisp can be frozen. Bake it first, let it cool, then freeze. To serve, thaw and reheat in the oven for a freshly baked taste.

Dietary Adjustments

How do I make a gluten-free or vegan apple crisp for meal prep? Swap out traditional ingredients with gluten-free oats and flour, and use coconut oil or a vegan butter substitute. These alternatives keep well and ensure everyone can enjoy this treat.

Apple Walnut Toffee Crisp

Nutritional Considerations

Is apple crisp a healthy option for meal prep? While apple crisp can be indulgent, it can be made healthier by reducing sugar, using whole grain ingredients, or adding nuts for extra protein.

Combining Fruits

Can I add other fruits to my apple crisp for meal prep? Definitely! Adding fruits like pears, berries, or peaches can add variety and flavor. Just ensure they are fruits that hold up well over a few days.

Avoiding Sogginess

How to prevent apple crisp from becoming soggy in meal prep? Choose apples that don't release too much liquid and bake the crisp until the topping is golden brown. Let it cool completely before storing to avoid condensation.

Understanding the Dessert

What's the difference between apple crisp, crumble, and cobbler? While similar, apple crisps have a more granola-like topping, crumbles have a streusel topping, and cobblers have a biscuit or pie crust topping.

By following these tips, you can easily incorporate Apple Walnut Toffee Crisp into your meal prep routine, ensuring a delightful and convenient dessert option throughout the week. Happy prepping and baking!

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Apple Walnut Toffee Crisp

Apple Walnut Toffee Crisp

Indulge in this Apple Walnut Toffee Crisp recipe, a perfect blend of tart apples, crunchy walnuts, and sweet toffee, topped with a golden, oat-based crumble. Ideal for cozy desserts!
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Diet: Gluten Free
Keyword: apples, dessert
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 279kcal
Author: Meal Prep on Fleek


  • 3 ½ cups diced sweet-tart apples peeled or unpeeled
  • 1 Tbsp. coconut sugar or brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. arrowroot powder or cornstarch
  • ¼ tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbsp. coconut oil melted
  • 2 ½ Tbsp. natural unsweetened almond butter
  • ¼ tsp. Now Better Stevia extract English Toffee Sweetener
  • ¼ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • tsp. sea salt
  • ½ cup rolled oats
  • ¼ cup chopped walnuts or pecans


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray 4 8-ounce ramekins with oil or nonstick cooking spray and arrange on a baking sheet.
  • In a bowl combine the diced apples, coconut sugar, arrowroot powder and vanilla extract. Toss well then divide into ramekins.
  • Wipe out the bowl and stir together the coconut oil, almond butter, stevia, cinnamon and salt until well-combined. Stir in the oats and walnuts. Taste and add more stevia sweetener (a couple drops at a time), if desired.
  • Divide the crisp topping over the apples. Transfer ramekins to oven and bake for 45 to 50 minutes. Allow to cool for 10 minutes before serving, or cool completely before refrigerating to enjoy later.



Serving: 1cup | Calories: 279kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 70mg | Potassium: 257mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 62IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 1mg
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