After a crisp autumn day of apple picking, this sweet-and-tart brown betty is the perfect recipe to put those apples to good use. This dessert is a healthy option too! You can make it even healthier by reducing the brown sugar and butter.
Cooking Time: 50 min
10 medium tart apples, pared, cored, sliced (8 cups)
3/4 cup apple juice
1/2 cup raisins
1/2 cup plus 1/4 cup honey
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 cup quick-cooking rolled oats
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 cup wheat germ
1/2 cup shelled sunflower seeds
4 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
Preheat oven to 350F degrees.
Combine apples with juice, raisins, 1/2 cup honey, brown sugar, flour and cinnamon in a large bowl.
Turn into an 11x 7.5×1.5 -inch baking pan.
Combine oats, flour, wheat germ, sunflower kernels and butter and mix well; spread over the apple mixture.
Bake at 350F degrees for 45 to 50 minutes.