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Microwave Mug Apple Crisp

4.39 from 116 votes
My Microwave Mug Apple Crisp recipe is the perfect single-serving Fall treat made in the microwave in just a few minutes!
Microwave Mug Apple Crisp ??? Yes and it is INSANE!!!!!

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Hi Bold Bakers!

Each year, when fall rolls around, I get so excited for baking season! There is just nothing like cozying up in the kitchen to make homemade treats, with all of the seasons best ingredients. It goes without saying that one of the fall flavors we all know and love is apple. From Granny Smith to Red Delicious, and cooking varieties such as Bramley, there is no limit to our creativity. Now you can have an amazing apple dessert in minutes with my recipe for Microwave Mug Apple Crisp. You heard me right! Instead of making a traditional apple crisp I am making this classic recipe into a single serve, microwave mug treat.

This Microwave Mug Apple Crisp is perfect pretty much any time of day, a sweet breakfast, after school snack, or a late night treat! Just like me you probably have a few extra apples in your kitchen at this time of year. Instead of allowing them to perish, you can turn them into this comforting treat in under 10 minutes. To make my Microwave Mug Apple Crisp I simply dice up my apples and toss them in a bit of cinnamon and flour, just like a traditional apple crisp. I top my apple with a lovely crunchy topping made of oats, pecans, butter and sugar. You would not believe what these simple ingredients do when microwaved for just 2 minutes. The apples soften, and the crunchy topping crisps, and just like that, you have made the perfect, single serve, apple crisp.

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If you like the sound of this recipe you’ll love my Microwave Mug Pecan Pie and Microwave Mug Pumpkin Pie. Happy micro-baking!

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Microwave Mug Apple Crisp Recipe

4.39 from 116 votes
My Microwave Mug Apple Crisp recipe is the perfect single-serving Fall treat made in the microwave in just a few minutes!
Author: Gemma Stafford
Servings: 1
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 2 mins
Total Time 7 mins
My Microwave Mug Apple Crisp recipe is the perfect single-serving Fall treat made in the microwave in just a few minutes!
Author: Gemma Stafford
Servings: 1


  • 3 tablespoons (1 1/2oz/45g) butter, melted
  • 4 tablespoons oats
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pecans
  • 2 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • teaspoon salt
  • 1 small apple , peeled diced
  • ½ tablespoon all purpose flour
  • ½ tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon


  • In a small bowl stir in the oats,flour, pecans, brown sugar, cinnamon, and the salt.
  • Stir in the melted butter to create the crisp topping
  • Chop the apples small and toss them with the ½ tablespoon of flour, ½ tablespoon of the sugar, and ¼ teaspoon cinnamon.
  • Take a Microwaveable mug and fill with the apple. You can fill the mug because the apples cook down.
  • Spoon the crisp mixture over the top.
  • Microwave for 2- 2 ½ minutes. the apples should be bubbling and the whole thing will reduce in size. Cooking time is based on my 1200W microwave so your timing might vary.
  • Carefully remove from the microwave and let stand until cool enough to eat. Be careful because it's going to be really hot at first!
  • Enjoy warm with vanilla ice cream
  • Cooking time will vary greatly depending on your microwave and the width and depth of the mug.

Recipe Notes

WW SmartPoints: 28
WW PointsPlus: 19
Cooking time will vary greatly depending on your microwave and the width and depth of the mug. The mugs I use are small, roughly 6oz (¾ /1 cup)
This pie can be made 24 hours in advance so you can have them ready for a party




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3 years ago

Wow! Just Wow!
No, wait.
I’m a huge fan of, desserts-for-one, and apples. Your recipe checked all the boxes, and was delicious and gone in no time.
I highly recommend this to anyone that enjoys apple desserts! I made it according to the recipe, except for one minor thing, I added a little extra cinnamon and a touch of ground cloves, and my favorite… extra pecans.
But, between the two, I am positive that your recipe is the best!!!
Thank you for such a great dessert!

1 year ago

Had this recipe in my binder for the past year or so and was very glad that I brought it to college! It’s super easy to make in my dorm and my friends all go WILD for microwave apple crisp. Ingredients list was easy to get from the campus convenience store and local suspicious Walmart. I am now the cool baking friend and it’s thanks to this recipe.

2 years ago

Thank you for always posting WW points, so great for my daily intake!!

3 years ago

im going to try this using one of those single serving applesauce cups

1 month ago

this is an awesome recipe. like. i don’t know why it tastes so good, but i keep craving it. would recommend 100/10 🤩

3 months ago

WOW!!! I was craving some apple crisp and this really hit the spot. I didn’t have any brown sugar, so i used cane and it worked perfectly! Thanks so much for the recipe <3

3 months ago

I wrote a review last year but had to share again. It’s autumn in New England and my daughter brought her kids apple picking and as soon as they got home up stairs they came with an apple and asked me to make “that ladies” apple crisp and I knew exactly what they wanted. This recipe is so good and the kids loved it also. They ended up pulling out there tea set and had orange juice “tea” with the apple crisp. Thanks again for you wonderful recipes. Colin

4 months ago

Awesome, just AWESOME!! Love it with some creamy vanilla ice cream and omg It was DELICIOUS. Totally recommend and for that Imma givin it a 5 star rating!!

4 months ago

My husband and I have had this for breakfast three days in a row…….what does this tell you!!🤣 We’ve never tasted such delicious apple crisp ever before and shall be having it many times more!! Such a good idea to make it the night before and just pop it in the microwave whenever needed. Thank you so much for your lovely recipes, I’m going to have such fun trying many more😁

8 months ago

Amazing recipe! My 8 year old granddaughter was in the mood for apple crisp , so of course I came here for a recipe and like always was not disappointed. She thought it was great! Thanks 😀

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