Apple Crisp

serves 8

This easy recipe will bring back fond chilly autumn memories of simpler times. Using whole wheat flour and oatmeal, this classic dessert receives a small nutritional upgrade. A perfect treat after dinner with family or friends.



4 lbs apples, cored and sliced

1/4 cup brown sugar

1 teaspoon cinnamon

½ teaspoon nutmeg, grated or ground


1 cup oatmeal

1 cup whole wheat flour

1/4 cup brown sugar

½ teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1/3 cup canola oil

3 Tablespoons milk or nondairy milk alternative such as soy, coconut, or almond

1 teaspoon vanilla (optional)

¼ teaspoon salt



1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat large baking dish with canola oil spray.

2. Combine apples, brown sugar and spices in a baking dish.

3.  Combine all the other ingredients in a bowl and mix well.

4.  Spread oat mixture evenly over apples.

5.  Bake until apples are bubbly and topping is brown and crispy, about 45 minutes.



½ cup per serving, 1 serving contains: Calories (kcal) 275, Fat (g) 10

Saturated Fat (g) 2, Cholesterol (mg) 0, Carbohydrates (g) 48

Dietary Fiber (g) 7, Total Sugars (g) 32, Protein (g) 2, Sodium (mg) 109