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Winter Crisp

Low Sodium Recipe

Only 1 tablespoon of margarine or butter is used to make the crumb topping of this tart and tangy fruit dessert that is cholesterol free and low sodium.


1/2 cup sugar
3 tablespoons all purpose flour
1 teaspoon lemon peel, grated
3/4 teaspoon lemon juice
5 cups apples, unpeeled, sliced
1 cup cranberries

2/3 cup rolled oats
1/3 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup whole wheat flour
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 tablespoon butter, melted

Recipe Directions

Fresh apple with fresh cranberries

To prepare filling, in a medium bowl combine sugar, flour, and lemon peel; mix well. Add lemon juice, apples, and cranberries; stir to mix. Spoon into a 6-cup baking dish. To prepare topping, in a small bowl, combine oats, brown sugar, flour, and cinnamon. Add melted butter; stir to mix. Sprinkle topping over filling.

Bake in a 375 degree oven for approximately 40 to 50 minutes or until filling is bubbly and top is brown.

Serve warm or at room temperature.

Nutrition Information

Recipe yields 6 servings
Serving Size: 1- piece (3/4-inch by 2-inch)
Calories: 284; Total Fat: 6g; Saturated fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 56mg

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