Apple picking may be the best part of fall, but the best part of apple picking is apple baking. Apple crisp is a fall dessert classic, and this baked apple pecan version offers a fun (and lightened-up!) twist. This recipe features the warm apple-cinnamon flavors you love, while also adding another fall baking favorite: pecans! Warm and delicious, this seasonal classic packs all the fall flavor you crave, and also smells great in the oven. Meanwhile, this homey dessert packs some good-for-you substitutions that help keep you on track. Sweetened with honey and coconut sugar, this treat packs all the sweetness of the classic dessert without the blood sugar spike. Almond flour and coconut oil also help keep this dessert on the lighter side without sacrificing taste. So whip up a quick and easy batch of this Baked Apple Pecan Crisp today and welcome the flavors of fall!
Yields: 8 servings | Serving Size: 1/2 cup | Calories: 279 | Total Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 76mg | Carbohydrates: 33g | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 21g | Protein: 4g | SmartPoints (Freestyle): 13
- 5 apples, peeled and diced small
- 2 tablespoons coconut sugar
- 2 teaspoons cinnamon
- 1 tablespoon almond flour
- 1 cup old-fashioned oats
- 1/2 cup almond flour
- 1/2 cup pecans, roughly chopped
- 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 cup melted coconut oil
- 1/4 cup honey
- Preheat oven to 350. Spray a 9 x 13 inch casserole dish with non stick spray and set aside.
- Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and toss to coat the apples in the sugar, cinnamon, and flour. Pour in to the prepared pan. Set aside
- In a large bowl (this can be the same bowl used for the apples) combine all ingredients. Using your hands, gently rub the ingredients together to make fine crumbs. Pour on top of the apples.
- Bake for 30 to 40 minutes until apples are soft and topping is golden. Let cool slightly before serving. Enjoy!
For more guilt-free apple recipes, check out 12 Apple Recipes for a Delicious Fall!