Adapted from Cooks.com
8 tart sweet baking apples, peeled & cut into thin wedges
1/4 c maple syrup
1/2 t ground cinnamon, divided
1/3 c coarsely chopped walnuts
1/2 c white whole wheat flour
1/2 c brown sugar, packed
1/4 c unsalted butter, cut into bits
3 T wheat germ
1/2 c rolled oats
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease 9 x 13 inch baking dish with butter. Toss apples, syrup and 1/4 teaspoon of the cinnamon in baking dish. Sprinkle walnuts over apples; set aside.
In medium bowl combine flour, brown sugar, remaining 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon and butter. Pinch and rub between fingers until mixture is blended to consistency of very coarse meal. Add wheat germ and rolled oats and mix well. Pinch off bits of this topping and scatter over apples. Bake 45 minutes or until apples are tender. Topping is browned and crisp.