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easy apple crisp in a mug recipe

The Perfect Fall Recipe for Quality Time with Your Child!

Mom and child cooking together

Many young children enjoy helping out in the kitchen. Although things can get messy, you’re giving them lovely memories that will last for years.

Children naturally crave our undivided attention. Sadly, it may not always be easy to come by. Spending quality time with our little ones is an unspoken way of communicating our gratitude and love for them.

Cooking with kids is not just about ingredients, recipes, and cooking. It’s about harnessing imagination, empowerment, and creativity. –Guy Fieri

Boy eating an apple crisp in a mug

yummy mug recipe

We have a quick and easy mug recipe, perfect for Fall, that is sure to warm little tummies and hearts.

There are only 6 ingredients in this flavor-filled dessert. So grab your little helper and savor the time you have making this Easy Microwave Apple Crisp in a Mug.

easy apple crisp in a mug recipe

apple crisp in a mug ingredients


Apple Filling

  • 1 apple peeled and sliced thin

  • 1/2 tbsp. of melted butter

  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon

  • 1 tsp brown sugar

  • 1 tsp flour

Crisp Topping

  • 2 tbsp of softened butter (not melted)

  • 1 tbsp flour

  • 3 tbsp old fashioned oats

  • 1 tbsp brown sugar

  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon


  1. Mix apple filling ingredients in a small bowl.

  2. Mix together crisp ingredients. Work in the butter with a fork.

  3. Layer half the apples in a microwave safe bowl, mug, or ramekin. Top with half of the crisp mixture. Add another layer of apples and then the remaining crisp mixture. Place in the microwave and cook for 3 minutes.

  4. Careful, it will be very hot when removing from the microwave! Serve warm with whipped topping or vanilla ice cream.

relax and enjoy

You can have this warm, delicious dessert prepped and ready to eat in under 10 minutes. It’s perfect for any time of the year. Especially, during crisp Autumn days. We hope you and your little ones enjoy this cinnamon apple dessert as much as we do!


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