Mason Jar Apple Blackberry Crisp with whipped cream on a plaid napkin

Mason Jar Apple Blackberry Crumble

Mini Mason Jars of Apple Blackberry Crumble make ideal desserts for camping, picnics or for make-ahead freezer desserts. Apple blackberry crisp in a Mason jar!
Course Dessert
Cuisine North American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 254kcal
Author Flavour & Savour



Apple Blackberry Filling

  • 5 cups apples peeled, cored and sliced
  • 1 cup blackberries fresh, or frozen and thawed
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch or tapioca starch
  • 1/4 cup honey maple syrup, coconut sugar or 0-calorie Monkfruit sweetener
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt

Gluten-Free Crumble Topping

  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • 1 cup oat flour certified gluten-free if necessary
  • 1 1/2 cups rolled oats not quick oats
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds optional
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar or brown sugar


  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Peel apple, remove the core, slice thinly then sliced in half. The apple slices need to be small to fit in the jars.
    Sliced apples and crisp topping to prepare Apple Blackberry Crisp in Mason Jars.
  • In a large bowl, toss apples with lemon juice to prevent browning and add flavour. Add blackberries.
  • Sprinkle with cornstarch or tapioca starch, sweetener, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt.
    sliced apples and blackberries for Mason Jar Apple Crumble
  • Melt butter and combine the crumble topping ingredients.
  • Fill 12 half-pint Mason jars with apple-blackberry mixture, almost to the top. Overfill with crumble topping. Once the jars come out of the oven, the filling will have cooked down and there will be space at the top of the jar.
    6 half pint Mason Jars filled with Apple Blackberry Crumble
  • Place the jars on a baking sheet in case the filling bubbles over. Bake for 25 - 30 minutes or until fruit is bubbling and crisp topping is golden brown.
  • Cool slightly and serve warm or cold, plain or with whipped cream, whipped coconut milk or ice cream.
  • Cover jars with lids and refrigerate leftovers, or freeze.


No Mason Jars? Bake this apple blackberry crisp in a 9-inch round baking dish or a 9 x 13 baking dish.


Calories: 254kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 133mg | Potassium: 184mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 290IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1mg