Caramel-Apple Oatmeal Crumble


This heavenly fall treat is one you’ll want to keep making long after the season passes. Enjoy tart Granny Smith apples mixed into a warm, gooey filling topped with crispy oats. Drizzled with warm caramel, this apple crumble is best served with a scoop of homemade coconut-cardamom “nice cream” for an exotically spiced finish.

Homemade Apple Oatmeal Crumble with Caramel Drizzle |

Serves 16
Prep time: 35 minutes


1 cup Simple Truth Organic Brown Sugar, packed
1/2 cup organic salted butter, softened
1/4 cup organic vegetable shortening
1-3/4 cups organic flour
1 cup quick cooking rolled oats
1 tsp. coarse salt
1/2 tsp. baking soda

7 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored & chopped
3 Tbsp. organic flour
2 6-oz. pkg. caramels


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In large mixing bowl, combine brown sugar, butter and shortening until creamy. Mix in flour, oats, salt and baking soda.
  2. In 9×13-in. ungreased baking pan, pat down oat mixture, reserving 2 cups for top layer. Set aside.
  3. In bowl, toss apples with flour. Sprinkle apples over oat crust. Set aside.
  4. In small saucepan, warm caramels over low heat until melted; stirring frequently. Drizzle caramel over apples and sprinkle with remaining oat mixture.
  5. Bake 25-30 minutes or until brown, bubbly and apples are tender.