- 3 small apples, peeled, cored, and sliced
- 3 cups sliced strawberries (fresh or frozen)
- 1/4 cup reduced-calorie margarine spread (40% fat)
- 2 tablespoons brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup rolled oats
Preheat oven to 350°F. In a 9″ x 9″ square baking dish, place sliced apples and sliced strawberries. Toss them gently together. In a small mixing bowl, cream margarine spread and brown sugar. Stir in vanilla. Mix in cinnamon, flour, and rolled oats until it makes a crumbly mixture. Sprinkle crumbs evenly over fruit. Place in oven and bake for about 45 minutes until top is golden brown and fruit is tender. Slice into 8 squares and serve warm.
Yield: 8 squares. Serving size: 1 square (about 1/2 cup).
Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 157, Carbohydrates: 30 g, Protein: 3 g, Fat: 4 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Sodium: 71 mg, Fiber: 3 g
Exchanges per serving: 1 fruit, 1 starch, 1/2 fat. Carbohydrate choices: 2.
Sharon Palmer is a registered dietitian and freelance writer in Southern California.