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Microwave Mug Apple Crisp

4.31 from 101 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!!!!!

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

4.31 from 101 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

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  • 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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JohnnyBoy!
JohnnyBoy!
2 years ago

Wow! Just Wow!
No, wait.
WOW! JUST WOW!!!!
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!

vonny
1 year ago

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

cassandra
cassandra
2 years ago

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

Nery Mi
Nery Mi
5 days ago

We’ve tried several recipes this one is definitely a favorite thanks!
Now how can I tweak things here to bake a full pie of this Goodness?

Last edited 5 days ago by Nery Mi
Whitiglil
27 days ago

Made this a few hours ago. I think the apple we used/had was probably large vs small. Didn’t peel it, and ended up making it in a bowl because it was easier to mix. Came out great! Not very sweet (just right) and very delish! Had it with some dulce de leche ice cream on top, but was great without it as well. Definitely cooked down, like you said. Yum!

Jen
Jen
1 month ago

I really wanna the apple pie, can i use instant oats instead of rolled oats? 🙁

Madison
Madison
1 month 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.

Julie O'Sullivan
Julie O'Sullivan
1 month ago

I absolutely love this recipe and make it all the time especially as we have lots of apples in the garden. This is a perfect recipe for 2 not 1! I make it in a small dish not a mug.

Bridget
Bridget
4 months ago

This sounds really good. Is there a way to make this without all the butter?

Icecube
5 months ago

What kind of oats do I use?

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