Baking: Pastries, Pies, Tarts: Apple Streusel Pie

Streusel topping with nuts takes apple pie one step beyond the basic.

Author: Merisant/Equal® - www.equal.com
Date: December 27, 2012

Suggestions: For a flavor change, try using 2 or 3 types of apples in the filling.

Serves: 8 person(s)
Yield: 8 x slices

Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 50 mins

Ingredients:

    1 pastry for single-crust 9-inch pie
    3/4 cup Equal® Spoonful (for filling) *
    2 Tbsp cornstarch (for filling)
    2 Tbsp lemon juice (for filling)
    3/4 tsp ground cinnamon (for filling)
    1/4 tsp salt (for filling)
    1/8 tsp ground nutmeg (for filling)
    6 cup peeled, cored, sliced Granny Smith apples (about 6 medium) (for filling)
    1/2 cup all-purpose flour (for topping)
    1/2 cup Equal® Spoonful (for topping) **
    1/2 tsp ground cinnamon (for topping)
    1/4 tsp salt (for topping)
    4 Tbsp light stick margarine or buttery spread, melted (for topping)
    1/2 cup chopped nuts (for topping)

Directions:

    PIE CRUST: Roll pastry on floured surface into circle 1 inch larger than 9-inch pie plate. Ease pastry into plate; trim and flute edge. Set aside.

    PIE FILLING: Combine 3/4 cup Equal®, cornstarch, lemon juice, 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon salt and the nutmeg; sprinkle over apples in large bowl. Toss to coat. Spoon apples into pie crust.

    STREUSEL TOPPING: combine flour, 1/2 cup Equal®, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Stir in melted margarine until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in nuts. Sprinkle over apples.

    Bake in preheated 375°F oven 45 to 55 minutes or until apples are tender and crust is golden. Cool on wire rack. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Variations:

    Can replace 4 tablespoons of margarine/buttery spread with equal amount of butter.

    NOTE: * For pie filling, the 3/4 cup Equal® Spoonful may be replaced by either 18 packets Equal® sweetener or 3/4 cup granulated sugar.

    ** For streusel topping, the 1/2 cup Equal® Spoonful may be replaced by 12 packets Equal® sweetener or 1/2 cup granulated sugar.

    Serving suggestions are not included in the nutritional analysis.

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Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:258 cals
Kilojoules:1,080 kJ
Fat:14.5 g
Carbohydrates:30.6 g
Protein:3.0 g
Cholesterol:0.0 mg
Sodium:326 mg
Saturated Fat:3.0 g
Fiber:2.0 g
Calcium:17.0 mg
Total Sugars:10.5 g

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