Sunday

Apple Crisp...

 Some of my favorite recipes are from Weight Watchers. They offer great recipes that that are healthy, quick to make, and thus I have very little guilt when I indulge in something like these.. Be sure to check out their recipe site here. Full credit for this post must be given to Weight Watchers as it is a shameless copy and paste of their delicious recipe.. but it was too good not to share!
Picture of apple crisp in a bowl 

4 large apple(s), peeled, cored, cut into 1/8-inch slices (6 cups sliced apples)   
2 tsp fresh lemon juice   
3/4 cup(s) packed light brown sugar, divided   
6 tsp Tapioca, or other brand   
1 tsp ground cinnamon   
1/4 tsp ground nutmeg, or freshly grated nutmeg (fresh preferred)   
1/2 cup(s) all-purpose flour   
4 Tbsp regular butter, melted   

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400ºF. Place rack in bottom third to middle of oven.
  • In a large bowl, toss together apple slices, lemon juice, 1/4 cup sugar, tapioca, cinnamon and nutmeg; let stand for about 30 minutes.
  • Spoon apple mixture into an ungreased 9-inch square baking dish, or glass or ceramic pie plate; cover loosely with aluminum foil and bake for 30 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, to make topping, in a small bowl, combine flour with remaining 1/2 cup of sugar; mix until completely blended. Add melted butter; work in thoroughly with fingertips.
  • After pie has baked for 30 minutes, remove from oven and discard foil. Sprinkle topping over apples and bake, uncovered, until apples bubble and topping turns golden, about 35 to 45 minutes. Cool at least 2 hours before serving. Slice into 8 pieces and serve. Yields 1 slice per serving.

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