This applesauce-like warm mixture can be in a pie, but I usually use it as a spread on toast or in crepes. Use whatever variety apple you want, however, I think Granny Smith apples are too tart for this recipe, but it's your choice.
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- 1Preheat broiler to HIGH.
- 2In a small oven-proof dish or cast-iron skillet, place the diced apple in an even layer.
- 3In a small bowl, mix the butter, brown sugar, flour, oats, cinnamon, and salt with a fork or your fingers.
- 4Once this mixture comes together to the consistency of a thick paste, take small amounts and top the apple pieces with it.
- 5Place this under the broiler, stirring the mixture every 2-3 minutes so that the sugar does not burn and so the apples are evenly coated with the sugar/butter mix.
- 6Once the apples are fork tender, or once they can be easily smashed with the back of a spoon, they are done.
- 7From here, you can either keep the apples whole and bake it in a crust as a pie (you'd probably want to double, triple, or even quadruple the recipe if you plan to use it for a pie.) OR --
- 8Put the warm mixture into a food processor and pulse the mix until it forms as chunky sauce.
- 9You can use this as a dessert dip, a filling for crepes, or a spread on toasts. Basically, you can do whatever you want with the mix, whether it's been processed or not, it's delicious nonetheless.
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Nutritional Facts for Homemade Apple Pie Filling
Serving Size: 1 (211 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 1
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 230.6
- Calories from Fat 109
- Total Fat 12.1 g
- Saturated Fat 7.4 g
- Cholesterol 30.5 mg
- Sodium 161.1 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 31.8 g
- Dietary Fiber 4.5 g
- Sugars 21.0 g
- Protein 1.6 g