GLUTEN-FREE TOFFEE PECAN APPLE STREUSEL
4 large apples, peeled, cored, and thinly sliced
1/4 cup organic palm, or coconut sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1/4 tsp cinnamon
3 Tbsp lemon juice
1 1/4 cup Toffee bits, such as Heath Toffee Bits
1 cup chopped pecans 5 Tbsp Gluten-free all purpose flour blend
4 Tbsp chilled butter, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In large bowl, mix together apples, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, and lemon juice.
In food processor, pulse together toffee pieces, pecans (or Nut-Free replacement), gluten-free flour blend, and butter. Use on-off pulsing until the ingredients are all moist and beginning to clump together.
Place Apple mixture into a well-greased tart or pie plate.
Press Toffee mixture evenly over apple mixture.
Bake for 55 minutes to 1 hour, or until topping is beginning to crisp and bubble slightly.
Watch to make sure it is not browning too much.
Serve with your choice of vanilla or cinnamon ice cream or drizzle with your favorite caramel sauce.
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Reprinted from Celi-Yak News Winter 2014