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Program #631

Apple Cranberry Crisp

3 c. granny smith apple
2 c. fresh cranberries
1/2 walnuts, chopped and toasted
1/3 c. low-calorie sweetener (i.e. SplendaŽ)
Cooking spray
1/3 c. whole wheat flour
1 c. regular oats
1/2 packed brown sugar
1/4 canola oil

Combine apples, cranberries, walnuts and sugar in a bowl.  Spoon into a greased 8x8in. Baking dish. Combine flour, oats, sugar and oil, stirring with a fork until crumbly. Sprinkle over apple mixture. Bake at 350°F for 40min. or until bubbly.

Yield: 10 servings (1/2 cup)

Dressed Up Mac and Cheese

1 pkg. (14oz) Macaroni and Cheese dinner
˝ cup cheddar cheese
˝ cup light sour cream
1/8 tsp. red pepper

Topping: ˝ cup cracker or bread crumbs
˝ cup cheddar cheese
2 tsp. melted butter

Follow directions on box of macaroni and cheese dinner. Add cheese, sour cream and pepper. Pour into greased casserole dish. In small bowl combine crushed crackers, butter, and cheddar cheese. Top macaroni with crumb mixture. Bake @ 350 for 20 minutes.

Muffin Stuffing Cups

3/4 cup celery, diced
1/4 cup onion diced
1/2 stick butter
1 1/2 c. water
1 (6oz) pkg. stuffing
1/3 dried cranberries
1 cup cheddar cheese
1 pinch sage
1 egg, beaten

In large skillet, sauté onion and celery in butter. Stir in water and bring to a boil. Add dried fruit and stuffing mix. Remove from heat and add egg and cheese. Spoon into greased muffin tins and bake at 350 for 10-15 minutes

Kristen Welch

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