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Butterscotch Apple Crisp Recipe

Butterscotch Apple Crisp Recipe

This sweet treat is a cozy way to warm up winter nights. Sliced apples are sprinkled with a tasty topping made with oats, brown sugar and butterscotch pudding mix. Served with ice cream, the dessert is always well received. —Jolanthe Erb, Harrisonburg, Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 5 hours YIELD:6 servings


  • 6 cups sliced peeled tart apples (about 5 large)
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1 package (3-1/2 ounces) cook-and-serve butterscotch pudding mix
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup cold butter, cubed
  • Vanilla ice cream, optional


  • 1. Place apples in a 3-qt. slow cooker. In a large bowl, combine the brown sugar, flour, oats, pudding mix and cinnamon. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle over apples.
  • 2. Cover and cook on low for 5-6 hours or until apples are tender. Serve with ice cream if desired. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 422 calories, 16g fat (10g saturated fat), 41mg cholesterol, 248mg sodium, 71g carbohydrate (53g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein

Reviews for Butterscotch Apple Crisp

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Reviewed Mar. 30, 2014

"Very easy and very good! Love having the ease of a crockpot dessert and the house smelled yummy! Served with ice cream but I am sure it would be good plain or with whipped topping :-)"

Reviewed Sep. 30, 2011

"We love this recipe! I work afternoons so I usually make dinner before I leave, this is a great way for my family to have dessert too. I doubled the topping and served with ice cream. Everyone loved it."

Reviewed Oct. 26, 2010

"Aside from peeling all the apples, this recipe is quick and easy! I love the crock pot aspect. It filled my home with wonderful smells, too! It got rave reviews at our church dinner. I'll devinitely be making this again. I doubled it very easily for my large crock."

Reviewed Feb. 9, 2009

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Reviewed Jan. 30, 2009

"I live in Mexico, here is difficult to get cook-and-serve butterscotch pudding mix, what can I use instead?

L camb"

Reviewed Nov. 12, 2008

"One of my favorite crockpot recipes. Easy too!"

Reviewed Apr. 20, 2008

"Easy to make. Had it cooking when the guys came in for lunch. The smell made them fininsh the project up with great speed so they could ENJOY. ENJOY, they did ! Thanks for your recipe."

Reviewed Feb. 14, 2008

"This sounds yummy. Might have to try this soon."

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