One more delicious dish from halfmysize.com....and one from Pillsbury too.
I LOVE apple crisp - this is a great way to enjoy something sweet and healthier than some other apple crisps.
I had apples that needed to be eaten, and I whipped this up with little effort.
I enjoyed it with ice cream, but didn't want to cover up that gooey caramel syrup for the picture, so just use your imagination.
CARAMEL APPLE CRISP
(revised from halfmysize.com)
1/3 c. sugar substitute (I used Splenda)
1 tsp. cinnamon (or part nutmeg)
1/8 tsp. salt
6 c. diced apples, peeled
2 Tb. water or apple juice
1/2 c. brown sugar
1/2 c. flour (maybe a tad more)
1/2 c. quick-cooking oats
1/2 c. diet margarine
1/4 c. (fat free) caramel ice cream topping
Mix together first 3 ingredients in large bowl Add apples and toss. Place into greased 9" X 13" baking dish. Sprinkle water (or juice) over apples. Combine next 4 ingredients (brown sugar, flour, oats, margarine) until crumbly and sprinkle over top. Bake 30-40 minutes or until apples are tender. Remove from oven and immediately drizzle with caramel topping. Serve warm. Serves 8.
Nutritional info per serving: Calories: 206; Fat: 6 gr.; Fiber: 3 gr.
Weight Watchers points per serving: 3 (Prior PointsPlus)
Changes I made:
I added the water as it helps tenderize the apples. Original recipe says to bake 45 - 55 minutes, but I think that's too long.
You could drizzle the (warmed?) caramel syrup as you serve this delicious fruity dessert.
I saw this recipe (below) a while back and haven't tried it yet, but will one day. It uses some of the same ingredients and a cake mix also, so give it a try. It's reduced-fat.
And it's from my little buddy - the Pillsbury Dough Boy....enjoy every bite!
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