It’s Fall, so bring on those amazing apples!

Ambitious Kitchen

These beauties have fiber, Vitamin C, potassium, antioxidants and may help protect against some diseases such as heart disease, diabetes and cancer.   

Of course, apples are typically eaten raw and make a great snack. Baked and paired with whole grains, this makes a delicious and healthy dessert.

Happy Whole Grain Fall Apple Crisp 

Ingredients 

Filling: 

  • 5 medium apples peeled and thinly sliced (McIntosh, Granny Smith, Honey Crisp or Braeburn) 
  • 3 tablespoons of granulated sugar 
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice 
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon 

Topping: 

  • 2/3 cup whole wheat flour 
  • ½ cup old fashioned oats 
  • ½ cup packed brown sugar 
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon 
  • 4 tablespoons butter, cut into small pieces 
  • 1 tablespoon of juice (apple, lemon, or orange) 
  • 1/3 cup chopped nuts (walnuts, pecans or hazelnuts) 
  • 1-2 tablespoons of Greek yogurt (plain or vanilla) 

Directions 

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. 
  2. Coat an 8” square baking pan with cooking spray. 
  3. In a large bowl, combine sliced apples, granulated sugar, lemon juice and ½ teaspoon cinnamon. Toss to combine.  
  4. Place in the prepared baking pan and cover with foil.  Bake for 30 minutes. 
  5. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, combine whole wheat flour, oatmeal, brown sugar, ½ teaspoon of cinnamon.  Mix to blend. 
  6. Cut in cold butter and distribute throughout flour mixture (using your hands or a fork). 
  7. Stir in juice and nuts.  Toss to moisten. 
  8. Remove pan from oven and top the apples with flour mixture and return to oven. Bake uncovered for an additional 30 minutes or until golden brown. 
  9. Let cool for 15 minutes and serve topped with Greek yogurt! 

Servings: 8 Nutrition per serving: 263 Calories, 10g Fat, 43g Carbohydrates, 3g Dietary Fiber, 4g Protein. 

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