Chow.com offers an easy and highly rated recipe for apple oatmeal crisp. It serves eight people and uses a combination of Granny Smith and Golden Delicious apples.
One easy apple crisp recipe comes from Betty Crocker and is recommended for the apple season when medium, tart apples can be purchased fresh and flavorful. It requires the baker to combine apples with dry ingredients and margarine in order to create the crisp.
The best apple crisp recipes use flavorful baking apple varieties such as McIntosh, which are cored and sliced into wedges. The crisp topping ingredients are just as important, and common topping ingredients include cinnamon, nutmeg and either brown or white sugar.
Food Network has a good pear and oatmeal crisp recipe by pastry chef Gale Gand. The recipe yields four to six servings and takes about 50 minutes to prepare.
To make apple crisp topping, combine 1/2 cup of brown sugar with 1/2 cup of dry oatmeal, 1/3 cup of flour and a pinch of salt. Cut 1/4 cup of cold butter into small pieces, and blend them into the dry ingredients with your hands until nickel-sized clumps form.
To make an easy cherry crisp, mix flour, rolled oats, brown sugar, melted margarine, cinnamon and nutmeg, and pour the mixture into a dish on top of 1 can of cherry pie filling. Bake cherry crisp at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 30 minutes.
Some easy oatmeal recipes for diabetics include the baked pumpkin oatmeal recipe and the oatmeal congee recipe from the American Diabetes Association. The organization lists the calories, carbohydrates, sugar and sodium of both recipes.