Gluten Free Apple Crisp (Paleo and Vegan Option)

Crisp and tart pink lady apples are the star of this sumptuous dessert. Serve with a scoop of vanilla greek yogurt for added protein and enjoy for breakfast on a chilly morning.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Servings 6 servings


  • 6 large pink lady apples, cored and diced
  • 1/4 cup apple juice or water
  • 1/4 cup blanched almond flour
  • 1/4 cup cassava flour
  • 1 1/2 tbsp tapioca starch
  • 1/2 cup toasted pecans, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg freshly ground tastes best!
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 5 tbsp butter or coconut oil melted


  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Place apples and apple juice in a large 9 X 13 glass baking dish. Set aside.
    6 large pink lady apples,, 1/4 cup apple juice
  • In a large bowl, mix all remaining ingredients EXCEPT the butter or coconut oil. Combine well.
    1/4 cup blanched almond flour, 1/4 cup cassava flour, 1 1/2 tbsp tapioca starch, 1/2 cup toasted pecans,, 1/4 cup coconut sugar, 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon, 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg, 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • Stir in melted butter or coconut oil until combined and the mixture resembles course crumbs.
    5 tbsp butter or coconut oil
  • Sprinkle the topping over the apples.
  • Bake for 40-45 minutes
Keyword apples, gluten-free, paleo, vegan