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Throw a gala! Chopped pecans and granola add the crisped to this easy Gala apple dish. Don’t forget a dollop of ice cream (fat free of course!) for that finishing touch.

This recipe is part of our Slow Cooker Classics recipe special.

Recipe Ingredients

3/4 cup unbleached flour
1/2 cup light brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar, separated
1 tsp ground cinnamon, divided
pinch nutmeg
pinch of salt
1/3 cup Smart Balance® Original Buttery Spread
3/4 cup chopped pecans
1/3 cup granola cereal
1 tbsp cornstarch
6 cups Gala apples, peeled, cored and chopped
1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
4 cups fat-free ice cream (or frozen yogurt), for serving

Recipe Steps

Mix flour, brown sugar, 1/4 cup granulated sugar, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, nutmeg and salt together in a bowl.

Combine butter in with the mixture using a fork or your fingers until coarse crumbs form. Stir in chopped pecans and granola and set aside.

Whisk together remaining 1/4 cup sugar, cornstarch and remaining 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon.

Place the apples in the bottom of the slow cooker, then stir in the cornstarch mixture and squeeze the lemon juice over the top; toss well.

Sprinkle the pecan-crumb topping over the top. Cover and cook on LOW for 4 1/2 hours, or until the apples are tender.

After cooking time is complete, uncover the slow cooker to allow the crisp topping to harden for about an hour. Serve this dish with 1/2 cup scoop reduced fat vanilla ice cream and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Makes 12 servings. 1/2 cup apple crisp, 1/3 cup fat free ice cream per serving.

 

Nutrition Per Serving:
Calories 289
Fat 9g
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fatty Acid 0g
Poly Fat 3g
Mono Fat 4g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 91mg
Carbohydrates 51g
Dietary Fiber 3g
Total Sugars 35g
Protein 4g