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Apple Betty

Categories: Cakes/pies, Halloween
Type: Desserts and Baked Goods

Apple Betty is an old-fashioned recipe that lets you use up stale bread.

Serves: Serves: 6


  • 3 cups (6 small) cored, peeled, and sliced cooking apples 3 slices reduced-calorie white bread, made into small soft crumbs
  • 1/4 cup pourable Sugar Twin or Sprinkle Sweet
  • 2 tablespoons Brown Sugar Twin
  • 1 teaspoon apple pie spice
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-calorie margarine
  • 3/4 cup water

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray an 8-by-8-inch baking dish with butter-flavored cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, combine apples, 1 cup bread crumbs, Sugar Twin, Brown Sugar Twin, and apple pie spice.
  3. Spoon mixture into prepared baking dish. Dot with margarine. Pour water over top.
  4. Evenly sprinkle remaining bread crumbs over top and lightly spray with butter-flavored cooking spray.
  5. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes.
  6. Place baking dish on a wire rack and let set for at least 5 minutes. Divide into 6 servings.
  • The best apples for this dish would be Rome or McIntosh if you can find them, as they tend to get softer as they bake.

excerpted from:

From COOKING HEALTHY ACROSS AMERICA by JoAnna Lund. Used by arrangement with Perigee, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc. Copyright © 2000 by Healthy Exchanges, Inc.

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