Skillet Apple Cranberry Crisp
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Skillet Apple Cranberry Crisp

This skillet apple cranberry crisp is perfect for dinner parties and holiday gatherings!
Author: Marlynn Jayme Schotland | Urban Bliss Life


Topping Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 12 tbsp (1-1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, cold and cut into small cubes

Apple Filling Ingredients

  • 2 lbs Granny Smith (green) apples (4 large)
  • 1 cup cranberries
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp orange juice


  • Preheat oven to 350° F.

Make the topping

  • In a large bowl, mix together oats, flour, brown sugar, salt, cinnamon, and cold butter cubes with your hands to create a crumbly topping. Set aside.

Make the filling

  • In a small bowl, mix together cornstarch and brown sugar. Set aside.
  • In a 10-inch cast iron skillet (or other oven-safe skillet) over medium-high heat, sauté apples until tender, about 5 minutes. Add cornstarch brown sugar mixture, sprinkle cinnamon, and stir to coat.
  • Remove from heat and add the orange juice. Then top with the topping and bake at 350°F for about 30-35 minutes. The crisp will be slightly bubbling and the top will be golden brown.
  • Cool on a cooling rack for 10-15 minutes before serving. 


While this is best enjoyed immediately, leftovers will keep in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to one week.