Recipe for Today: Cream Cheese-Apple Crisp

by - September 18, 2012

1 1/2 cups quick-cooking oatmeal
1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup packed brown sugar
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
3/4 cup butter, chilled, cut up

6 cups peeled chopped apples (1/2 inch) (4 large apples)
1/3 cup sugar
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt

1 (8-oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup sugar
2 eggs
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons milk

1. Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, stir together oatmeal, 1 1/3 cups flour, brown sugar and 2 teaspoons cinnamon. Cut in butter until mixture is crumbly. Press half the mixture into bottom of 13x9-inch glass baking dish; reserve remaining mixture for topping.

2. In large bowl, toss together all apple ingredients until apples are coated. Spread over crust.

3. In large bowl, beat cream cheese and 1/2 cup sugar at medium speed until smooth. Add eggs, 2 tablespoons flour and milk; beat until combined. Spread over apple mixture; sprinkle with reserved oatmeal mixture.

4. Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until golden brown and apples are tender. Cool on wire rack.

12 servings

PER SERVING: 440 calories, 20 g total fat (10.5 g saturated fat), 6 g protein, 61.5 g carbohydrate, 85 mg cholesterol, 200 mg sodium, 3 g fiber