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Sour Cherry and Applesauce Brown Betty

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This is an amazing recipe from a great source - The Vegetarian Resource Group ( For non-veggies, you can substitute other ingredients and it will be just as great :)

Ingredients You'll Need

One 24-ounce jar unsweetened applesauce
1/2 cup dried sour cherries
1/2 cup sugar (vegan or reg)
1 teaspoon cardamom(or use 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon and 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg)
2 medium-sized apples or pears, peeled, cored, and finely chopped
1 Tablespoon lemon juice
12 medium graham cracker squares, crushed into fairly uniform crumbs (about 1 1/4 cups)
2 Tablespoon *soy* margarine, melted (optional)


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Blend the applesauce, dried cherries, sweetener, and cardamom. Set aside.

In another bowl combine the apples or pears and lemon juice.

In a 2-quart casserole, spread 1/3 of the graham cracker crumbs, 1/2 of the applesauce mixture, and 1/2 of the apples or pears and lemon juice blend. Repeat layers.

(You will have 1/3 of the graham crackers left).

Combine left over graham crackers with 1 Tablespoon melted soy margarine for a browned and crispier topping, if desired.

Sprinkle the last of the graham cracker crumbs over the top and press down lightly.

Bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes.

Total calories per serving: 193 Fat: 3 grams

Carbohydrates: 43 grams Protein: 1 gram

Sodium: 107 milligrams Fiber: 2 grams

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