French Apple Sttreusel Pie
Nancy Abernathy, Denver, CO, asked my to whip one of her favorite desserts into shape. After one bite of this, you just might be saying, "Ooh la la!"
3 cups (6 small) cored, peeled and sliced apples
1 1/2 teaspoons JO's Apple Pie Spice
1 cup Bisquick Reduced Fat Baking Mix*
1/2 cup pourable Sugar Twin or Sprinkle Sweet
1/2 cup skim milk
2 eggs or equivalent in egg substitute
1 tablespoon Land O Lakes no fat sour cream
2 tablespoons Brown Sugar Twin
1/4 cup (1 ounce) chopped pecans
1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon reduced calories margarine
Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Spray a 9 inch pie plate with butter flavored cooking spray. In a large bowl, combine apple slices and JO's Apple Pie Spice. Evenly spoon into prepared pie plate. In same bowl combine 3/4 cup baking mix, Sugar Twin, skim milk, eggs and sour cream. Mix well until blended. Pout mixture evenly over apple slices. In a medium bowl, combine remaining 1/4 cup baking mix, Brown Sugar Twin and pecans. Add margarine. Mix with a pastry blender or fork until mixture is crumbly. Evenly sprinkle crumb mixture over top. Bake 40 to 50 minutes or until knife inserted near center comes out clean. Place pie plate on a wire rack and let set for at least 15 minutes. Cut into 8 servings.
HINT: Substitute and reputable brand for JO's Apple Pie Spice.
Serves 8 - Each serving equals:
HE 3/4 Fr, 3/4 Fa, 2/3 Br, 1/ /4 Pr (limited), 15 OC
146 Calories, 6 gm Fa, 4 gm Pr, 19 gm Ca, 223 mg So, 49 mg Cl, 2 gm Fi
DIABETIC: 1 Fr, 1 Fa, 1/2 St
Healthy Exchanges Newsletter, Vol IX, Issue 1 - January 2000, pg 4
Joanna M Lund