Apple Crisp

Categorized as: Desserts, Fruit
 
Makes 6 servings.

Ingredients:

¾ cup apple juice
3½ teaspoons Equal® for Recipes or 12 packets Equal® sweetener or ½ cup Equal® Spoonful™
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
4 cups sliced peeled apples
Crispy Topping

Directions:

1. Combine apple juice, Equal®, cornstarch and lemon peel in medium saucepan; add apples and heat to boiling.
2. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, until juice is thickened and apples begin to lose their crispness, about 5 minutes.
3. Arrange apples in 8-inch square baking pan; sprinkle Crispy Topping over apples.
4. Bake in preheated 400°F (205°C) oven until topping is browned and apples are tender, about 25 minutes. Serve warm.

Crispy Topping

Ingredients:

¼ cup all-purpose flour
2½ teaspoons Equal® for Recipes or 8 packets Equal® sweetener or ⅓ cup Equal® Spoonful™
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
3 dashes ground allspice
4 tablespoons cold margarine, cut into pieces
¼ cup quick-cooking oats
¼ cup unsweetened flaked coconut*

Directions:

1. Combine flour, Equal® and spices in small bowl; cut in margarine with pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in oats and coconut.

Nutritional Info (per serving):

Calories 196
Protein 2g
Carbohydrate 27g
Fat 10g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 91mg

Food Exchanges: 1 Bread, 2 Fat, 1 Fruit

Additional comments:

*Note: Unsweetened coconut can be purchased in health food stores.

Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®.

CooksRecipes.com provides many fine recipes for diabetic diets. Since its online debut in 1999, CooksRecipes.com has become one of the more popular and largest cooking and recipe sites on the Internet.

The goal of Destination Diabetes is to be a useful and credible resource for the more than 20 million children and adults who have diabetes in the U.S. and their families. Destination Diabetes provides information on a wide range of diabetes health and wellness topics. Articles are written or reviewed by diabetes advisors who have experience in diabetes education.