Apple Crisp

Makes 6 servings.


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


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


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*


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

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