Recipe: Grain-Free Cranberry Apple Crisp

Avatar photo Staff October 10, 2019

Nothing says fall like a warm dish of cranberry apple crisp. And this version of this classic dessert is even better because it’s vegan and gluten-free, making it great for a paleo diet. Enjoy!


  • 4 apples, peeled, cored, sliced
  • 1 cup fresh cranberries
  • 1 tsp. arrowroot flour
  • 2 Tbsp. honey
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • Juice of 1/4 lemon
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1/3 cup ground walnuts
  • 2 Tbsp. honey or maple syrup
  • 2 tsp. coconut oil or grass-fed butter
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon, more as desired
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • Pinch fine sea salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. Using apple corer, peel, core, and slice apples.
  3. In a bowl combine sliced apples, cranberries, cinnamon, arrowroot flour, and honey. Mix well.
  4. Line a 9×13 glass baking dish or a cast iron skillet with apple and cranberry mixture.
  5. Place walnuts in a nut grinder or food processor and grind fine (will be 1/3 cup after ground).
  6. In a bowl combine all topping ingredients and mix with a fork until crumbly.
  7. Pour crumble mixture evenly over fruit mix.
  8. Bake until top is golden brown and fruit is hot and bubbly, 40-50 minutes.

From Lexi’s Clean Kitchen