Streusel topping with nuts takes apple pie one step beyond the basic.
Author: Merisant/Equal® - www.equal.com
Suggestions: For a flavor change, try using 2 or 3 types of apples in the filling.
Serves: 8 person(s)
Preparation Time: 15 mins
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)
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.
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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