2/3 cup all-purpose flour (may use half whole wheat flour)1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 cup rolled oats, old-fashioned or quick oats

1 cup packed brown sugar

½  cup (1 stick) soft butter

6 medium apples, thinly sliced (about 6 cups)

Granulated sugar, optional

  1. Lightly spray with non-stick cooking spray an 8 to 9-inch baking pan.
  2. In medium bowl, whisk together flour and cinnamon. Stir in oats, brown sugar and butter; mix thoroughly.
  3. Place sliced apples in baking pan. If apples are quite tart, sprinkle a little granulated sugar over them before adding the topping.
  4. Sprinkle crumb-like mixture over apples and press down like a crust.
  5. Bake in preheated 350°F oven 40 to 50 minutes or until apples are tender and topping is a golden brown.

Makes 9 servings

One serving provides approximately  282 calories; 3 g protein; 46 g carbohydrates;  4 g dietary fiber;  11 g fat (7  g saturated);  27 mg cholesterol;  11 mcg folate;  1 mg iron and  2 mg sodium.