Apple Brown Betty

3 whole apples, preferably Granny Smith

7 slices wheat bread

¾ c. salted butter

1 ½ c. packed brown sugar

3-4 Tbsp. water

Peel and thinly slice 3 apples. Slice bread into small dice, or tear into very small pieces. Coat a small baking dish or pie plate with butter. Add 1/3 of brown sugar, 1/3 apple slices and 1/3 of breadcrumbs. Repeat these layers twice more, ending with breadcrumbs. Slice butter and lay slices all over top of the breadcrumbs. Sprinkle dish with water and little more brown sugar. Bake at 375°, covered in foil, until done-about 45 minutes. Remove foil in last few minutes of baking to brown the top. Serve with ice cream, whipped cream or Reddi Whip®. Serves 8.