Apple Oatmeal Crumble, Wheat-Free


This recipe is so easy. It makes a wonderful dessert, snack or breakfast dish.crumble

6 tart medium apples or pears (peel if not organic, finely sliced)
¼ cup agave nectar or other sweetener
¼ cup margarine (Earth Balance, Smart Balance – no hydrogenated oils!)
½ cup oats
½ cup raw almonds

Place sliced apples or pears neatly in an 8 or 9” pie plate.   Grind the oats and almonds into a coarse meal. Pour into a small bowl.  Add the agave and cut in the margarine to a crumble consistency.  If the mixture is too wet, add more flour.  Using your fingertips, pinch and toss the mixture over the top of the fruit.  Leave a ½ border of fruit exposed.  Cover with foil and bake for 15 minutes at 400oF.  Remove foil and bake at 350oF for 15-20 more minutes.  Serves 6-8.

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