Recipe by mielhollinger
Tart apples work best for this recipe-- their slightly sour taste pairs well with the sweet maple syrup and nutty almond flavor. You can also substitute firm peaches for the apples, if desired.
Top Review by Meghan
It didn't quite have the stick-to-your-bones dessert flavor that I was hoping for, but that taste generally comes with massive amounts of butter and calories, so at the end of the day its a very tasty healthy dessert. I subbed walnuts for almonds as that was all I had on hand.
- 4 granny smith apples, peeled,cored,and sliced
- 6 tablespoons maple syrup, divided
- 3⁄4 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1⁄4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1⁄2 cup rolled oats
- 1⁄2 cup sliced almonds
- 2 tablespoons whole wheat flour
Directions See How It's Made
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
- Combine apples and 2 tbsp of the maple syrup in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
- Saute until apples are tender, about 10 minutes.
- Transfer apples to a 9-inch pie plate and set aside.
- In a small bowl, whick together remaining 4 tbsp maple syrup, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
- Add oats, almonds, and flour and mix well.
- Spread mixture over apple slices.
- Bake 40 minutes, until top is golden brown.
- Cool slightly before serving.