French Apple Dessert
Heart Smart Healthy Exchanges p.246
This recipe will fill your house with a scrumptious aroma as the apple pastry bakes! What a wonderful way to welcome card party guests to you house--just put this into the oven as your friends arrive...then wait for the compliments!
3 cups (6 small) cored, unpeeled, and thinly sliced cooking apples
2 teaspoons apple pie spice
2/3 cup Carnation Nonfat Dry Milk Powder
3/4 cup water
2 eggs, beaten, or equivalent in egg substitute
1/2 cup Sugar Twin or Sprinkle Sweet
1 1/2 cups Bisquick Reduced-Fat Baking Mix -divided
1/4 cup (1 ounce) chopped pecans
1/4 cup Brown Sugar Twin
1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon reduced-calorie margarine
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray an 9-by-9-inch cake pan with butter-flavored cooking spray. Evenly arrange apples in cake pan. In a blender container, combine apple pie spice, dry milk powder, water, eggs, sugar substitute, and 3/4 cup baking mix. Cover and process on HIGH for 15 to 20 seconds or until smooth. pour mixture over apples. In a medium bowl, combine remaining 3/4 cup baking mix, pecans, Brown Sugar Twin, and margarine. Mix well with a fork until mixture is crumbly. Sprinkle crumb mixture evenly over top. Bake for 50 to 55 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Place pan on a wire rack and allow to cool for 10 to 15 minutes. Cut into 8 servings.
Hint: Good served with Cool Whip Lite, but don't forget to count the few additional calories.
Serves 8 - each serving equals:
HE: 3/4 Fr, 1 Br, 3/4 Ft, 1/4 Sm, 1/4 Pr (limited), 9 OC
178 cal, 6g Fa, 5g Pr, 26g carb, 317mg So, 97mg Ca, 1g Fi
Diabetic: 1 Fruit, 1 Fat 1 Starch /Carbohydrate
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| current weight: 134.0