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A betty is a dessert that usually features layers of sugared, spiced fruit covered with a layer of buttered breadcrumbs. We added oatmeal cookie crumbs for a spicier topping; to get crumbs, pulse the cookies in a food processor, or run them over the large holes of a box grater.

Recipe by Cooking Light August 2001


Credit: Randy Mayor; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell

Recipe Summary

8 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350°.

  • Combine the first 4 ingredients in a large bowl.

  • Place the cookies and bread in a food processor; pulse 10 times or until coarse crumbs form to measure 1 1/2 cups. Combine cookie crumb mixture and butter; toss well. Sprinkle 1/2 cup crumb mixture in bottom of a 2-quart casserole coated with cooking spray. Add peach mixture; sprinkle with the remaining crumb mixture. Cover and bake at 350° for 25 minutes; uncover and bake for 15 minutes or until bubbly.

Nutrition Facts

191 calories; calories from fat 19%; fat 4.2g; saturated fat 2.1g; mono fat 1.3g; poly fat 0.2g; protein 1.8g; carbohydrates 38.7g; fiber 2.3g; cholesterol 9mg; iron 0.5mg; sodium 98mg; calcium 19mg.