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Apple Cranberry Crumble

With Thanksgiving around the corner, temptation to overeat and indulge in treats is a guarantee. Whether it’s your grandmother’s famous pecan pie or the endless taste-testing when cooking, the calories begin to add up. Avoid depriving yourself by making a few healthy substitutions.

Fresh gala apples and cranberries make this comforting crumble perfect for the cooler holiday weather! If you need assistance meeting your nutrition goals our Avance Care Registered Dietitians are here to help. Visit our Nutrition page for more information!

Ingredients:

3 cups (about 4) peeled gala apples, sliced

1 cup fresh cranberries

1 tbsp flour or cornstarch

1/2 tsp cinnamon

2/3 cup honey or pure maple syrup

cooking spray

3/4 cup dry quick-cooking oats

1/4 cup packed light brown sugar

1 tbsp all-purpose flour

3 tbsp melted whipped butter

1/4 cup chopped walnuts or pecans

1/2 tsp salt

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F.
  2. Lightly spray a 9-inch square baking dish with cooking spray.
  3. Combine apples, cranberries along with the rest of the filling ingredients in a bowl.
  4. Pour into baking dish and even out with a spoon.
  5. In another bowl, combine the topping ingredients; sprinkle over apple/cranberry mixture.
  6. Bake uncovered, for 55-60 minutes or until browned and bubbly. Serve.

Serves 8 (3/4 cup servings)

Nutritional Analysis

Calories:  210 Cal Fat:  5.5 g • Carbs: 44.7 g • Fiber: 2.9g • Sugar: 35.5 g • Sodium: 186.6 mg  Source: http://www.skinnytaste.com/2011/12/apple-cranberry-crumble.html

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