Homemade Hipster: Vegan apple crisp

A vegan dessert recipe to make during the 2020 fall holiday season

Justine Ha

With Thanksgiving around the corner, people around the country find themselves getting festive for the fall holiday season, whether that’s through decorating, spending time with loved ones or cooking themed treats. When dining during the holidays, vegans might find it hard to find foods that cater to their specific dietary needs. View the video below to learn how to make apple crisp, a vegan fall-themed dessert item to complement the main dishes during this Thanksgiving season.

Vegan apple crisp ingredients:


  • 8 medium to large apples
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • ⅔ cup coconut sugar
  • 1 ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • ¼ cup apple juice or water
  • 1 pinch nutmeg


  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • ½ cup almond meal
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup coconut sugar
  • ½ cup muscovado or brown sugar
  • ½ pecans or almonds (roughly chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon