Healthy Apple Pecan Crisp

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Healthy Apple Pecan Crisp
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Ingredients

  • 5 medium baking apples, such as McIntosh or Cortland, peeled, cored and sliced
  • 2 tablespoons Sugar
  • 1 talbespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 2/3 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons margarine, such as Earth Balance
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons apple juice
  • 1/3 cup coarsley chopped pecans
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice

Preparation

1 Preheat oven to 375°F. Coat a large deep pie plate with cooking spray.
2 Combine apples with sugar, lemon juice, and 1 teaspoon cinnamon in a large bowl. Toss to combine. Transfer to prepared baking dish, cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes.
3 In a large bowl, combine whole wheat flour, oats, brown sugar and 1 teaspoon cinnamon. Mix to blend using fingertips to crumble the margarine into the flour evenly.
4 Stir in oil, apple juice, nuts, cardamom and allspice. Mix until moist and clumpy.
5 Remove the foil from the baking dish and cover with topping spreading evenly. Bake in oven for about 30 minutes or until browned. Serve with whipped topping if desired.