Apple Crisp

There's nothing like this old-fashioned apple dessert recipe to top off a good dinner. It's low in calories and can be made even lower if prepared with sugar substitute.

Recipe from Diabetic Living
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  • 5 cups sliced peeled cooking apple
  • 2 tablespoons sugar or sugar substitute equivalent to 2 tablespoons sugar*
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon apple pie spice
  • 1/2 cup regular rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup sugar or sugar substitute* equal to 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon apple pie spice
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • Frozen light whipped dessert topping, thawed (optional)
For filling:
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. In a large bowl combine apples, 2 tablespoons sugar or sugar substitute, lemon juice, and 1/2 teaspoon of the apple pie spice. Transfer apple mixture to a 2-quart square baking dish.
For topping:
In medium bowl, combine oats, 1/4 cup sugar or sugar substitute, flour, and 1/4 teaspoon apple pie spice. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle topping over filling.
Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until apple is tender and topping is golden brown. Serve warm. If desired, top with whipped topping. Makes 8 (1/2-cup) servings.


  • *

    Sugar Substitutes: Choose from Splenda® Granular, Equal® Spoonful or packets, or Sweet 'N Low® bulk or packets. Follow package directions to use product amount that's equivalent to 2 tablespoons sugar.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 142, Fat, total (g) 5, chol. (mg) 12, sat. fat (g) 2, carb. (g) 24, fiber (g) 2, pro. (g) 1, sodium (mg) 33, Fruit () 1, Other Carb () 0.5, Fat () 1, Carb Choice () 1.5, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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