Nilla Apple Crisp

Julia Ferguson Recipe

By Julia Ferguson judyjellybean

the recipe says 12 -1/2c. servings
20 Min
35 Min

I have made this apple crisp many times. Sometimes I switch out the vanilla wafers for ginger snaps or graham crackers. This recipe is supposed to make 12 - 1/2 cup servings. Who are they kidding, who is gonna eat just 1/2 cup? Not me, I want about 3 of those 1/2 cup servings.
Actually, this recipe is designed to reduce the fat in apple crisp. per serving: calories 160, cholesterol 0mg, dietary fiber 1g, total fat 6g, saturated fat 2g, sodium 80 mg, carbohydrate 28g, sugars 21g,
This is a Kraft Foods Recipe and can be found on their website:

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4 large
granny smith apples (2lbs), peeled, thinly sliced
1/2 c
packed brown sugar, divided (can use splenda brown sugar)
2 tsp
ground cinnamon, divided
1/3 c
old fashioned or quick cooking oats
1/4 c
cold margarine
reduced fat vanilla wafers, crushed
1 1/2 c
cool whip lite whipped topping

Directions Step-By-Step

Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
Toss apples with 1/4 c. brown sugar and 1 tsp. cinnamon. Spoon into 8 or 9 inch square baking dish.
Combine oats, remaining sugar and cinnamon in medium bowl. Cut in margarine with pasty blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in wafer crumbs.; sprinkle over apples.
Bake 30-35 minutes or until apples are tender. Served topped with cool whip.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #apples, #Vanilla, #wafers

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Toni T Toni6921
Sep 28, 2011
Judy, I have to try this with Vanilla Wafers. I've got this bag of apples and I'm looking for apple recipes on the net. Thanks for sharing.
Julia Ferguson judyjellybean
Sep 28, 2011
Toni, I hope you like it, been awhile since I've made it, might have to go there soon. Let me know what you think. Thanks for commenting.
Deneece Gursky Smokeygirlxo
Oct 20, 2011
oh wow this sounds wonderful!
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Toni T Toni6921
Nov 6, 2011
Judy, I keep forgetting to pick up Vanilla Wafers at the grocery store.
Julia Ferguson judyjellybean
Nov 6, 2011
Toni, I made this with gingersnaps instead of the vanilla wafers. I have also used graham crackers in place of the vanilla wafers. Aldi, carries vanilla wafers and they are good.
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