This cranberry apple crisp is mostly fruit with just a little bit of sweetness and almond crumble on top. It’s a great option for a festive dessert to show off to friends and family

Cranberry Apple Crisp [Vegan]



Cooking Time




For the Filling:

  • 4 gala apples, cored and chopped
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 2 Tablespoons orange juice (about 1/2 orange)
  • 1 Tablespoon arrowroot starch (could sub cornstarch)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

For the Almond Crumble:

  • 3/4 cup oats
  • 1/2 cup almond meal (or flour)
  • 1/3 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1 Tablespoon orange zest (1 orange)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the chopped apples, cranberries, maple syrup, orange juice, arrowroot starch, vanilla extract and cinnamon; stir to combine.
  3. In a small bowl, add the oats, almond meal, coconut sugar, sliced almonds, coconut oil, orange zest, cinnamon and salt. Mash with a fork, or break the coconut oil up with your fingers until the mixture becomes crumbly.
  4. Pour the apple cranberry mixture into a square baking dish and sprinkle the crumble mixture on top. Bake in the oven for 40 minutes, or until bubbly and golden brown. Let cool for a few minutes before serving.