Apple-Gingersnap Crisp

This warm apple dessert is so good—and comes together so fast—you’ll want to make it all fall.

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  • 2 Tbs. unsalted butter or margarine
  • 2 tart apples, unpeeled, cored and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup apple juice
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 Tbs. grated fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 2 cups dried apple slices
  • 1/4 cup candied ginger, finely chopped
  • 20 gingersnaps, crushed, plus whole gingersnaps for garnish, if desired
  • 1 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt


1. Heat butter in skillet over medium-high heat. Sauté fresh apple slices 5 minutes, or until tender. Stir in juice, sugar, fresh ginger and cinnamon. Cook 5 minutes, or until liquid is syrupy.

2. Add dried apple slices and candied ginger. Reduce heat to medium, and cook 3 minutes more, or until heated through.

3. Sprinkle bottom of 2-qt. bowl with 1/2 cup crushed gingersnaps. Stir remaining crumbs into apple mixture. Layer apple mixture and yogurt in bowl. Garnish with whole gingersnaps, if desired.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories 342
  • Carbohydrate Content 70 g
  • Cholesterol Content 14 mg
  • Fat Content 7 g
  • Fiber Content 5 g
  • Protein Content 4 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 3 g
  • Sodium Content 210 mg
  • Sugar Content 38 g