Archive for April, 2013

Apple Crumb Squares

Monday, April 1st, 2013

Is your sweet tooth begging for satisfaction? Are you in need of dessert that is low cholesterol and low sodium while high in taste? You’ve found it here. When made with margarine instead of butter, this dessert is vegan.


1/2 tsp salt (necessary)

1/2 tsp baking soda

1 tsp ground cinnamon

1/4 tsp nutmeg

1 cup brown sugar, packed firmly

1-1/2 cups all purpose flour

1 cup applesauce

1/2 cup nuts, chopped

2 cups quick cooking oats, or old fashioned oats, uncooked

3/4 cup unsalted butter or margarine, melted


Preheat oven to 375°F. Combine all ingredients, except applesauce and nuts, in a bowl. Mix until crumbly. Reserve 1 cup mixture. Press remaining mixture onto bottom of greased 13×9 in. baking pan. Bake 13-15 minutes. Cool. Spread applesauce over partially baked base and sprinkle with nuts. Sprinkle reserved 1 cup oatmeal mixture over filling. Bake 13-15 minutes or until golden brown. Cool and cut into 2 in. squares.

Serves 20

Nutrition Facts:

Nutrition (per serving) Calories 190; % Calories From Fat 41.2%; Total Fat 8.7g; Saturated Fats 4.6g; Mono-unsaturated Fats 2.7g; Poly-unsaturated Fats 0.8g; Cholesterol 18mg; Sodium 95mg; Total Carbohydrates 27g; Dietary Fiber 1.5g; Sugar 13g; Protein 2.7g.

More Information:


Thiamin B1 0.12 mg
Vitamin B12 0.014 mcg
Vitamin K 1 mcg
Vitamin A 210 IU
Niacin B3 0.74 mg
Pantothenic Acid 0.14 mg
Riboflavin B2 0.086 mg
Vitamin C 0.22 mg
Vitamin D 0 IU
Vitamin B6 0.024 mg
Vitamin E 0.89 mg
Choline 4.5 mg


Manganese 0.5 mg
Magnesium 32 mg
Calcium 24 mg
Zinc 0.41 mg
Phosphorus 61 mg
Copper 0.079 mg
Fluoride 0.87 mcg
Selenium 6.2 mcg
Sodium 95 mg
Potassium 80 mg
Iron 1 mg