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How Many Calories in an Apple Crisp?

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In Jacksonville, Fla., Frank Whittemore is a content strategist with over a decade of experience as a hospital corpsman in the U.S. Navy and a licensed paramedic. He has over 15 years experience writing for several Fortune 500 companies. Whittemore writes on topics in medicine, nature, science, technology, the arts, cuisine, travel and sports.
How Many Calories in an Apple Crisp?
Practice moderation with high-calorie desserts like apple crisp. Photo Credit loooby/iStock/Getty Images

Apple crisp contains sliced apples topped with a mixture of butter, flour, sugar, oats and seasonings. It's baked until tender and browned. High in carbohydrates and fats, a serving of apple crisp also is high in calories.

Calories

A 1-cup serving of apple cobbler contains 396 calories, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, or USDA. Of that amount, carbohydrates account for 304 calories, fats make up 76 calories and proteins amount to 16 calories.

Components

The same 1-cup serving of apple crisp weighs 246 g, according to the USDA. Carbs weigh about 76 g, with 48 g of sugar in that amount. Fats make up 11 g, of which 1.5 g are saturated fat, while proteins weigh about 4 g. Nutrients and water account for the rest of the weight.

Nutrients

A serving of apple crisp contains vitamins A, B6, C, E and K, as well as thiamine, riboflavin, niacin and folate. Apple crisp also contains such dietary minerals as calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, copper, manganese and selenium.

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Considerations

Eat apple crisp in moderation since it's relatively high in sugar and fats. Foods high in sugar can increase your risk of tooth decay, obesity, diabetes and heart disease, according to the Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension Service. The high fat content of certain foods also may contribute to heart disease, advises the American Heart Association.

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