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French Apple Pie Low-Fat


Try making the French version of apple pie today that's both scrumptious and healthy for you.













Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, High Fiber


1 package pie shell (9 inch)
1 ½ cup applesauce
thick unsweetened
½ cup honey
3 tablespoons apple brandy
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 x lemon
grated rind only
1 x apples
tart, peeled, thinly sliced
½ cup apricot preserves (jam)
apricot jam, all-fruit


Prepare and bake crust according to recipe instructions. (See Light & Flaky Pie Crust recipe.) Set aside. (Or use your own crust recipe.)

Preheat oven to 375℉ (190℃). In a 2 quart saucepan over medium-high heat, simmer applesauce, honey, brandy if desired, vanilla and lemon rind until quite thick, about 10 to 15 minutes. Pour mixture into prepared crust. Arrange apples in concentric circles on top of sauce.

In a 1 quart saucepan over medium-high heat, melt apricot jam, then press through a sieve. Use a pastry brush to glaze apples with jam. Bake for 30 minutes. Let cool before slicing.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 674g (23.8 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 135328% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 42g 64%
Saturated Fat 13g 67%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 830mg 35%
Total Carbohydrate 82g 82%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars g
Protein 13g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 131%
Calcium 5% Iron 22%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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