Makes 9 servings.
1 tablespoon butter or buttery spread
3 cups peeled, thinly sliced apples
1/2 teaspoon apple pie spice
4 slices Pepperidge Farm cinnamon bread, cubed (see note)
3 eggs or 3/4 cup Eggbeaters
1/2 cup milk or fat-free half and half
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 cup chopped walnuts
Note: Pepperidge Farm makes a whole-wheat cinnamon-raisin bread.
MELT butter in skillet; add apples and spice; sauté until apples are tender, about 5 minutes, not allowing apples to brown.
SPREAD apples evenly in 8-inch baking dish; top with bread cubes.
WHISK eggs, milk, sugar and vanilla; pour evenly over bread cubes, pressing down gently to soak bread in liquid; sprinkle with walnuts.
BAKE at 350° 20 to 25 minutes or until set; serve warm.
Nutrition information: Per 1/9 recipe: 110 calories, 45 calories from fat, 5 grams fat, 1 gram saturated fat, 70 milligrams cholesterol, 100 milligrams sodium, 13 grams carbohydrates, less than 1 gram fiber, 4 grams protein.
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