Apple Streusel Pie

Apple Streusel Pie

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


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Serves: 8 person(s) Change

Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 50 mins

Yield: 8 x slices

Diabetes-Friendly Recipe Low-Carb Recipe


  • 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)


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.


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.


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

Thanks to Merisant/Equal® -

Nutritional Info (per serving)

CALORIES 258 cals
Kilojoules 1,080 kJ
Fat 14.5 g
Saturated Fat 3.0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 326 mg
Carbohydrates 30.6 g
Fiber 2.0 g
Total Sugars 10.5 g
Protein 3.0 g
Calcium 17.0 mg
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