Healthy 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.


20 mins


50 mins




  • 5 cups sliced peeled baking apples
  • 2 tablespoons sugar or sugar substitute-sugar blend equivalent (see Tips)
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon apple pie spice
  • ½ cup rolled oats
  • ¼ cup sugar or sugar substitute-sugar blend equivalent (see Tips)
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon apple pie spice
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • ½ cup Frozen light whipped dessert topping, thawed


    Step 1

    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.

    Step 2

    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.

    Step 3

    Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until apple is tender and topping is golden brown. Serve warm. If desired, top with whipped topping.

Sugar Substitutes

Choose from Splenda(R) Granular, Equal(R) Spoonful or packets, or Sweet ‘N Low(R) bulk or packets. Follow package directions to use product amount that’s equivalent to 2 tablespoons sugar.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/2 cup Per Serving: 141 calories; protein 1.2g; carbohydrates 24.7g; dietary fiber 2.3g; sugars 16.7g; fat 4.9g; saturated fat 2.8g; cholesterol 11.4mg; vitamin a iu 169.9IU; vitamin c 3.5mg; folate 10.9mcg; calcium 9.3mg; iron 0.6mg; magnesium 4.4mg; potassium 79.8mg; sodium 35.2mg. Exchanges:

1 fruit, 1/2 other carb, 1 fat


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