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Apple Crisp

by Pierre S Aoukar, MD
Posted: February 20


Crumb Topping:

1 c. almonds, whole
2/3 c. silken tofu
4 Tb. Amaretto Liquor
1 c. light brown sugar
1 c. whole wheat or white flour
1 tsp. cinnamon
tsp. nutmeg
tsp. sea salt

Apple Filling:

10-12 large baking apples (Granny Smith), peeled and sliced (equivalent to 10 cups sliced apples)
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 c. light brown sugar
2 Tb. corn starchM


1. Preheat oven to 375 F.

2. In a food processor Grind almonds to find flour consistency, then add tofu and Amaretto Liquor. Puree to a smooth texture.

3. In a large bowl combine flour, 1 c. light brown sugar, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. Use a whisk or sift together to obtain a homogenous mixture. To this mixture add the mixture from step 2. Incorporate using a fork to obtain a moist crumbly texture.

4. In a separate bowl combine sliced apples, cinnamon, lt. brown sugar and corn starch.

5. Spread apple mixture in 9x13 inch glass or ceramic pan. Crumble topping over apples. Cover with aluminum foil and bake for hour. Uncover and bake another 15 minutes.

Optional: Enjoy with lowfat vanilla non-dairy frozen dessert or your homemade frozen vegan vanilla dessert.

Apple Crisp, From the Recipes of Dr. Aoukar


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