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Healthy Apple Crisp

This easy dish is a tradition in my family. It's as quick as a boxed cake mix but it's a healthier dessert choice. It's ideal in fall when it seems that everyone has a bag or two of fresh apples to give away! —Terri Wetzel, Roseburg, Oregon
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 medium tart apples, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • TOPPING:
  • 2/3 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 tablespoons cold butter
  • Vanilla ice cream, optional

Directions

  • Toss apples with sugar, flour, lemon juice and cinnamon. Transfer to a greased microwave-safe 9-in. deep-dish pie plate.
  • Mix first four topping ingredients. Cut in butter until crumbly; sprinkle over filling.
  • Cover with waxed paper. Microwave on high until apples are tender, 5-7 minutes. If desired, serve with ice cream.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 252 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 66mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (35g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein.

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