Daphne Oz's apple crisp is less than half the calories of a slice of regular apple pie. This warm, comforting dessert is ideal for those seeking a guilt-free dessert post dinner. Top it off with a scoop of Halo Top ice cream for the whole family to enjoy!
- 6 apples, quartered lengthwise, cored and cut crosswise into quarter inch slices
- 1 juice and zest of a lemon
- 2 tbsp coconut sugar
- 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
- 1 tbsp freshly grated ginger
- 2 pinches freshly grated nutmeg
- 3 tbsp coconut oil, plus 1/2 tsp for coating the pie plate
- 2 cups rolled oats
- 1/4 cup coconut sugar
- 1/4 cup sliced almonds
- 1 pinch salt
1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Grease the baking dish with 1/2 teaspoon of coconut oil.
2. In a large bowl, combine the apples, lemon juice and zest, 2 tablespoons of coconut sugar, 1 teaspoon of cinnamon, and ginger. Mix well and set the filling aside.
3. For the crumble topping, process 1 cup of the oats in a blender until finely ground. In a medium bowl combine the ground oats, rolled oats, 1/4 cup of coconut sugar, almonds, 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon, and a pinch of salt and nutmeg. Mix well.
4. With your hands or a fork, work in 3 tablespoons of coconut oil until well dispersed.
5. Pour the apple mixture into the baking dish and top with the rolled oats crumble.
6. Place the baking dish on a cookie sheet and bake for 35 to 40 minutes, until the filling is bubbly and the apples have softened. Top if off with Halo Top ice cream if desired!
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