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Easy as Pie Baked Apples

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Author Craving Something Healthy

Ingredients

  • 3 large baking apples quartered and cut into slices
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice mix
  • 1/2 tsp corn starch
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries optional
  • 1/2 cup old fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup walnuts
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar packed
  • 2 Tbs butter
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds pepitos

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Place apple pieces in a pie plate or shallow baking dish.
  • Mix pumpkin pie spice and cornstarch together in a small bowl. Sprinkle pumpkin pie spice-cornstarch mixture over apples, and toss lightly.
  • Microwave apples for approximately 3 minutes on high, or until apples are slightly softened. Sprinkle cranberries over cooked apples.
  • While apples are cooking, place oats, walnuts, brown sugar, and butter in the bowl of a food processor and pulse about 15 times until mixture is well combined and resembles damp sand.
  • Mix in pumpkin seeds by hand.
  • Sprinkle oat, nut, seed mixture over apples and cranberries.
  • Bake 12-15 minutes or until apples are bubbly and tender, and topping is golden.
  • Serve warm, with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, whipped cream, or vanilla yogurt if desired.

Notes

Crumb topping adapted from Bon Appetit [nutrition-label id=3392]