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Apple Pistachio Crisp

Apple Pistachio Crisp

Fruit-based desserts can help you reach the goal of filling half your plate fruits and veggies. These Honeycrisp apples are sweet and crunchy and ideal for baking. Their sweetness allows this recipe to use minimal added sugar.

Nutrition & Movement

Prep Time: 15 Min
Cook Time: 45 Min
Ready In: 1 Hr

Servings: 4


  • 3 apples (such as Honeycrisp, unpeeled, cored and cut into 1-inch chunks)
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 lemon (juiced)
  • 1/2 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup pistachios (unsalted, chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine (melted)


1. Place rack in center of oven and preheat to 350º F.

2. Place sliced apples, raisins, and lemon juice in 8-by-8-inch pan or baking dish; toss.

3. In a bowl, mix remaining ingredients except melted butter.

4. Add melted butter and mix until texture is consistent. Sprinkle over apple-raisin mixture.

5. Bake uncovered 45-50 minutes or until apples are tender.

Nutritional Information:

Amount per serving: Calories: 330; Total Fat: 10 g; Saturated Fat: 2 g; Trans Fat: 0 g; Cholesterol: 0 mg; Sodium: 60 mg; Carbohydrate: 60 g; Fiber: 7 g; Protein, 5 g.

Recipe courtesy of "What's Cooking? USDA Mixing Bowl"" and the Produce for Better Health Foundation.

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