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Apple-Gingersnap Crisp

This warm apple dessert is so good—and comes together so fast—you’ll want to make it all fall.

This warm apple dessert is so good—and comes together so fast—you’ll want to make it all fall.

Servings
SERVING

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbs. unsalted butter or margarine
  • 2 tart apples, unpeeled, cored and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup apple juice
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 Tbs. grated fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 2 cups dried apple slices
  • 1/4 cup candied ginger, finely chopped
  • 20 gingersnaps, crushed, plus whole gingersnaps for garnish, if desired
  • 1 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt

Preparation

  1. Heat butter in skillet over medium-high heat. Sauté fresh apple slices 5 minutes, or until tender. Stir in juice, sugar, fresh ginger and cinnamon. Cook 5 minutes, or until liquid is syrupy.
  2. Add dried apple slices and candied ginger. Reduce heat to medium, and cook 3 minutes more, or until heated through.
  3. Sprinkle bottom of 2-qt. bowl with 1/2 cup crushed gingersnaps. Stir remaining crumbs into apple mixture. Layer apple mixture and yogurt in bowl. Garnish with whole gingersnaps, if desired.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size Serves 6
  • Calories 342
  • Carbohydrate Content 70 g
  • Cholesterol Content 14 mg
  • Fat Content 7 g
  • Fiber Content 5 g
  • Protein Content 4 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 3 g
  • Sodium Content 210 mg
  • Sugar Content 38 g
  • Trans Fat Content 0 g
  • Unsaturated Fat Content 0 g