Whole Wheat Apple Brown Betty

Old fashioned goodness without the guilt!

Servings: 8

For the filling:
5 golden delicious apples, peeled and sliced somewhat thin
1 cup unfiltered apple cider
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanila extract
1 tablespoon butter

For the topping:
3 slices whole wheat bread
1 tablespoon butter
3 tablespoons walnuts, chopped
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Place filling ingredient in a large skillet. Over medium heat, cook down until apple are softened but still hold their shape, stirring occassionally.

While apples cook, slice bread into cubes and place in a food process and pulse until it form crumbs. Pour crumbs into a bowl.

Melt butter in the microwave and pour over crumbs. Stir until crumbs are moistened. Add walnuts, brown sugar and cinnamon and mix.

Place softened apples in a pie dish; top with crumb mixture. Bake 30 minutes at 350 degrees. Serve warm with lite whipped frozen topping that has been thawed if desired.

Per Serving: 123 Calories; 4g Fat (26.1% calories from fat); 1g Saturated Fat; 2g Protein; 22g Carbohydrate; 3g Dietary Fiber; 4mg Cholesterol; 76mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1/2rain(Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 1 Fruit; 1/2 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates.

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