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Sweet Ginger Crisp

No recipe image available.A wholesome and delicious dessert made with maple syrup-sweetened apple slices, cooked brown rice and a gingersnap crumble topping.

Recipe Ingredients:

1/3 cup maple syrup
1/4 cup lemon juice
3 tablespoons water
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 cups sliced unpeeled apples
3 cups cooked brown rice

For Topping:
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons brown sugar, packed
1 teaspoon ground allspice
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
3/4 cup coarsely crushed gingersnap cookies (about 10 cookies)

Vanilla yogurt for accompaniment (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Directions:
  2. For Filling: Combine maple syrup, lemon juice, water and vanilla in large bowl. Stir in apples and rice. Spoon into casserole coated with cooking spray.
  3. For Topping: Combine flour, brown sugar and allspice in small bowl; cut in butter until crumbly. Stir in gingersnaps. Sprinkle over apples and rice.
  4. Bake covered in 400°F (205°C) oven for 35 minutes. Remove cover, bake 10 minutes more or until top is golden brown and apples are tender.
  5. Serve warm, topped with yogurt, if desired.

Makes 8 servings.

Recipe provided courtesy of the USA Rice Federation.