Apple Crisp

Apple Crisp
  1. 1/4 cup unsweetened dried cherries
  2. 1/2 cup water
  3. 1/2 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  4. 1/2 cup trans-fat-free margarine
  5. 1/2 cup whole-grain pastry flour
  6. 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons granular sugar substitute
  7. 9 Granny Smith apples, sliced (9-10 cups)
  8. 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly coat a 9″ by 13″ baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Place cherries and water in a bowl and soak cherries until ready to use.
  3. Meanwhile, combine oats, margarine, 1/4 cup of the flour, 1/4 cup of the sugar substitute, and 1 tablespoon of the cinnamon in a medium bowl; stir until mixture is crumbly.
  4. Toss apples and lemon juice together in a large bowl.
  5. Add remaining 1/4 cup flour, 2 tablespoons sugar substitute, and remaining 1 tablespoon cinnamon; stir to combine.
  6. Place apples in baking dish. Pour cherries and soaking water over apple mixture; toss gently to combine.
  7. Sprinkle oat topping evenly over fruit. Bake until apples are tender, about 40 minutes. Serve warm.

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