Apple Cherry Protein Crisp

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Apple Cherry Protein Crisp

Created by Leslie J. Bonci, MPH, RD, CSSD, LDN+
(biography click here)

Craving that warm holiday spice? Don’t pass on this cornucopia of flavors yielding over 9 grams of Klean Isolate protein per serving.

Apple Cherry Protein Crisp
YIELD: 8 servings


  • 1 cup Pumpkin Spice Cheerios, crushed
  • ½ cup oats
  • ⅓ cup Klean Isolate, unflavored
  • ⅓ cup + 3 Tbsp brown sugar
  • ½ tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 Tbsp chopped walnuts
  • ⅓ cup chilled butter, cut into small pieces
  • 6 cored and peeled McIntosh apples, thinly sliced
  • ½ cup dried cherries
  • ¼ cup orange juice
  • ½ tsp cinnamon


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Mix together crushed cereal, oats, Klean Isolate, sugar and pumpkin pie spice. Use a pastry blender, large fork or your hands to blend in butter. Add walnuts.
  3. Combine apples, cherries, orange juice and cinnamon in a bowl and stir.
  4. Spoon apple mixture into a pie pan or 8-inch baking pan and top with crumb mixture.
  5. Bake 35-40 minutes, until golden brown.

Nutrient Content per Serving: Calories: 272; Carbohydrate: 36.9 g; Fiber: 2.4 g; Protein: 9.1 g; Fats: 10.7 g; Sugar: 28.1 g; Potassium: 284 mg.

+Leslie Bonci is a retained consultant for Klean Athlete.